Object Details

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Catharin Martin, 1835

Sampler Archive ID: SA000254
Maker: Catharine Martin
Maker Birthplace: Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Maker Age: 16-18 years
Place Made: Probably Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Year Made: 1835
Decade Made: 1830-1839
Owner: Winterthur Museum
Accession Number: 1981.0006
Object Credit: Museum purchase
Contributor: Winterthur Museum


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Tall rectangle
Object Dimensions: 17.75 H x 12.75 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: There is no frame.
Borders: None
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: 1
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Number series, Personal name, Personal initials, Date, Maker signature
Text medium: Stitched
Catharin Martin Sampler worked in the 17th year of her age AD 1835 x JM
Motifs/Symbols: Animals, Birds and insects, Celestial, Floral and plant, Human made object
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Black, Blue, Green, Pink, Red, Tan, Yellow
Thread Condition: Borders: Intact
Text: Intact
Symbols: Intact
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross, Overcast stitch around 3 sides on edge
Thread Count: Vertical:
Horizontal:

Maker History

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Birth Name:
object, cemetery records
Birthdate:
object, cemetery records
Birth Location:
cemetery records
County: cemetery records
State cemetery records
Death Date:
cemetery records
Death Location:
cemetery records
Religion:
Uncertain
Parents:
Old Landmarks of Canton and Stark County, Ohio Author: Danner, John Publication: B.F. Bowen, Logansport, Indiana, 1904
Old Landmarks of Canton and Stark County, Ohio Author: Danner, John Publication: B.F. Bowen, Logansport, Indiana, 1904, census records
Old Landmarks of Canton and Stark County, Ohio Author: Danner, John Publication: B.F. Bowen, Logansport, Indiana, 1904
Old Landmarks of Canton and Stark County, Ohio Author: Danner, John Publication: B.F. Bowen, Logansport, Indiana, 1904
Old Landmarks of Canton and Stark County, Ohio Author: Danner, John Publication: B.F. Bowen, Logansport, Indiana, 1904
Old Landmarks of Canton and Stark County, Ohio Author: Danner, John Publication: B.F. Bowen, Logansport, Indiana, 1904
Marriages:
Spouse:
Mary Jane MARTIN 1845-1919 ancestors and descendantshttp://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=johnclem03&id=I515
Birth:
cemetery records
Death:
cemetery records
Date: before 1838Place:
Children:
Sarah JohnsonBirth: Jan. 1, 1838Death: Apr. 26, 1914
John W. JohnsonBirth: Mar. 26, 1841Death: Mar. 27, 1920
Francis JohnsonBirth: 1844Death:
Mary E. JohnsonBirth: 1849Death:
Catherine E. JohnsonBirth: 1853Death: Sep. 23, 1866
Ellen M. JohnsonBirth: Dec. 12, 1857Death: Jun. 3, 1902

Object History

Previous Owners:
Conservation:
Exhibitions:
Literature:

Author(s): Susan Burrows Swan
Title: Plain and Fancy: American Women and their Needlework, 1650-1850
Publication/Publisher: Curious Works Press, p. 133
Date: 1995

Author(s): Swan, Susan Burrows
Title: New Samplers Reflect Their Culture and Time
Publication/Publisher: Winterthur Newsletter
Date: Fall, 1981

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