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Mehitable Payson, n.d.

Sampler Archive ID: SA000268
Maker: Mehitable Payson
Maker Birthplace: Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts
Maker Age: Unknown
Place Made: possibly Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts
Year Made:
Decade Made: 1700-1709
Owner: Winterthur Museum
Accession Number: 1987.0002
Contributor: Winterthur Museum


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery Drawn work Lacework or Cutwork
Shape: Tall rectangle
Object Dimensions: 24 H x 5.5 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: There is no frame.
Borders: None
Decorative Bands: 13
Dividing Lines: 7
Enclosures: None
Text types:
Text medium:
Motifs/Symbols: Floral and plant, Geometric
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Silk Unsure possibly linen for the cutwork
Thread Colors Front: Blue, Brown, Green, White
Thread Condition: Symbols: Intact
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Buttonhole, Eyelet, Four sided, Hemstitch, Running, Satin, wrapped bars, picots, needlelace, detached buttonhole, double running, montenegrin
Thread Count: Vertical:
Horizontal:

Maker History

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Birth Name:
Vital Records of Rowley, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849. (Salem, Massachusetts: Essex Institute, 1928-1931),
Birthdate:
Vital Records of Rowley, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849. (Salem, Massachusetts: Essex Institute, 1928-1931),
Birth Location:
Vital Records of Rowley, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849. (Salem, Massachusetts: Essex Institute, 1928-1931),
County: Vital Records of Rowley, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849. (Salem, Massachusetts: Essex Institute, 1928-1931),
State Vital Records of Rowley, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849. (Salem, Massachusetts: Essex Institute, 1928-1931),
Death Date:
Rowley, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. Vital Records of Rowley, Massachusetts, to the End of t
Death Location:
cemetery records
Religion:
daughter of and married to Protestant ministers
Parents:
Biographical Sketches of Graduates of Harvard University: In Cambridge, Massachusetts, Volume 2 Massachusetts Historical Society, 1881
http://www.werelate.org/wiki/Family:Edward_Payson_and_Elizabeth_Phillips_(1)
Rowley, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. Vital Records of Rowley, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849. (Salem, Massachusetts: Essex Institute, 1928-1931),
Rowley, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. Vital Records of Rowley, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849. (Salem, Massachusetts: Essex Institute, 1928-1931),
Biographical Sketches of Graduates of Harvard University: In Cambridge, Massachusetts, Volume 2 Massachusetts Historical Society, 1881
Biographical Sketches of Graduates of Harvard University: In Cambridge, Massachusetts, Volume 2 Massachusetts Historical Society, 1881
Marriages:
Spouse:
Jewett, Amos Everett, [Editor], and George Brainard [Compiler] Blodgette. Early Settlers of Rowley, Massachusetts: A Genealogical Record of the Families who Settled in Rowley before 1700 with Several
Birth:
Jewett, Amos Everett, [Editor], and George Brainard [Compiler] Blodgette. Early Settlers of Rowley, Massachusetts: A Genealogical Record of the Families who Settled in Rowley before 1700 with Several
Death:
cemetery records, Rowley Burial Ground, Rowley MA
Date:
Jewett, Amos Everett, [Editor], and George Brainard [Compiler] Blodgette. Early Settlers of Rowley, Massachusetts: A Genealogical Record of the Families who Settled in Rowley before 1700 with Several
Place:
Jewett, Amos Everett, [Editor], and George Brainard [Compiler] Blodgette. Early Settlers of Rowley, Massachusetts: A Genealogical Record of the Families who Settled in Rowley before 1700 with Several
Spouse:
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Birth:
Jacobus, Donald Lines. The Phippen Family and Wife of Nathan Gold of Fairfield, Connecticut. American Genealogist (D.L. Jacobus). (Jul 1940
Death:
Jacobus, Donald Lines. The Phippen Family and Wife of Nathan Gold of Fairfield, Connecticut. American Genealogist (D.L. Jacobus). (Jul 1940
Date:
Jewett, Amos Everett, [Editor], and George Brainard [Compiler] Blodgette. Early Settlers of Rowley, Massachusetts: A Genealogical Record of the Families who Settled in Rowley before 1700 with Several
Place:
Jewett, Amos Everett, [Editor], and George Brainard [Compiler] Blodgette. Early Settlers of Rowley, Massachusetts: A Genealogical Record of the Families who Settled in Rowley before 1700 with Several
Children:
Elizabeth HobsonBirth: Mar. 26, 1713Death: Jul. 6, 1749
Humphrey HobsonBirth: Jun. 4, 1718Death: Aug. 2, 1773
Mehetable HobsonBirth: Feb. 24, 1721Death: May 13, 1729
Samuel HobsonBirth: Oct. 21, 1728Death: Nov. 1, 1728

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

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