Object Details

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Sarah Ann Bainton, 1828

Sampler Archive ID: SA000277
Maker: Sarah Ann Bainton
Maker Birthplace: Unknown
Maker Age: 7-9 years
Place Made: Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware
School/Teacher:Preceptress Ann Thomas
Year Made: 1828
Decade Made: 1820-1829
Owner: Winterthur Museum
Accession Number: 1990.0021
Object Credit: Please Contact Winterthur Registrar's Office for Credit Line
Contributor: Winterthur Museum

Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Wide rectangle
Object Dimensions: 17.00 H x 22.20 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: H x W (inches)
Borders: 1
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: None
Enclosures: None
Text types: Personal name, Date, Verse, Maker signature
Text medium: Stitched
Jesus permit thy gracious name to stand
As the first efforts of an infant hand
And whilst my fingers on the canvas move
Engage my tender heart to seek thy love
With thy dear children let me have a part
And write thy name thyself upon my heart
Sarah Ann Baintons 
Work done the the 8th year of
her age Daughter of Christopher
and Grace Bainton
P Ann Thomas
Motifs/Symbols: Animals, Birds and insects, Floral and plant, Human made object
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Black, Blue, Green, Pink, Tan, White, Yellow
Thread Condition: Borders: Intact
Text: Intact
Symbols: Intact
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross, Long and short, Satin, Stem, Straight
Thread Count: Vertical:

Maker History

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Birth Name:
object,England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
Birth Location:
City: unknown
County: unknown
State: unknown
Death Date:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates Index, 1803-1915
Death Location:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates Index, 1803-1915
Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985
England, Select Marriages, 1538–1973
U.S., Atlantic Ports Passenger Lists, 1820-1873 and 1893-1959
England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975

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