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Sarah Stone, 1678

Sampler Archive ID: SA000255
Maker: Sarah Stone
Maker Birthplace: Massachusetts
Maker Age: 10-12 years
Place Made: Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts
Year Made: 1678
Decade Made: 1670-1679
Owner: Winterthur Museum
Accession Number: 1981.0007
Contributor: Winterthur Museum


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Tall rectangle
Object Dimensions: 16.70 H x 7.62 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: 20.70 H x 11.70 W (inches)
Borders: None
Decorative Bands: 5
Dividing Lines: 12
Enclosures: None
Text types: Personal name, Date, Memorial
Text medium: Stitched
That God is Mine
Assuredly I know
BECause MY BLESS
ed Iesus MADE him
so Sarah Stone
1678
Motifs/Symbols: Floral and plant, Vines with flowers, berries
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Blue, Green, Tan, White
Thread Condition: Text: Intact
Symbols: Intact
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross, Buttonhole, Eyelet, Long arm cross, Running, Satin, Reversible and Diagnal cross, double running
Thread Count: Vertical:
Horizontal:

Maker History

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Birth Name:
object
Birthdate:
Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988
Birth Location:
City: unknown
County: unknown
State Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988
Death Date:
The Genealogical and Biographical History of the Manning Families of New England and Descendants, fr
Death Location:
The Genealogical and Biographical History of the Manning Families of New England and Descendants, from the Settlement in America to Present Time: I. The William Manning Family, of Cambridge, Mass. II.
Religion:
husband was one of the founders of the Episcopal Church in Salem Massachusetts
Parents:
Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior To 1700 (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc., 1985)
The Diary of William Bentley: 1811-1819 by William Bentley, Joseph Gilbert Waters, Marguerite Dalrymple, Alice Goldsmith Dow Essex Institute, 1914
The Diary of William Bentley: 1811-1819 by William Bentley, Joseph Gilbert Waters, Marguerite Dalrymple, Alice Goldsmith Dow Essex Institute, 1914
Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988
http://www.stonefamilyassociation.org/index.php?pr=Robert_Of_Salem_MA
cemetery records
Marriages:
Spouse:
The Genealogical and Biographical History of the Manning Families of New England and Descendants, from the Settlement in America to Present Time: I. The William Manning Family, of Cambridge, Mass. II.
Birth:
The Genealogical and Biographical History of the Manning Families of New England and Descendants, from the Settlement in America to Present Time: I. The William Manning Family, of Cambridge, Mass. II.
Death:
The Genealogical and Biographical History of the Manning Families of New England and Descendants, from the Settlement in America to Present Time: I. The William Manning Family, of Cambridge, Mass. II.
Date:
Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior To 1700 (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc., 1985
Place:
Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior To 1700 (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc., 1985
Children:
Robert ManningBirth: Feb. 10, 1684Death: before 1722
Jacob ManningBirth: Feb. 7, 1686Death: 1714
Elizabeth ManningBirth: Aug. 6, 1689Death: before 1722
Sarah ManningBirth: Dec. 15, 1691Death: Jan. 15, 1780
Richard ManningBirth: Mar. 1, 1694Death: 1725
Benjamin ManningBirth: May 12, 1696Death: Jan. 8, 1768
Samuel ManningBirth: Jun. 19, 1698Death: Sep. 19, 1774
Katharine ManningBirth: Apr. 22, 1701Death: Sep. 17, 1783
Mary ManningBirth: Jul. 6, 1706Death: after 1773

Object History

Previous Owners:
Conservation:
Exhibitions:
Literature:

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

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

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