Object Details

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Maryanne Middleton, 1807

Sampler Archive ID: SA000286
Maker: Maryanne Middleton
Maker Birthplace: Newark, New Castle County, Delaware
Maker Age: 7-9 years
Place Made: Newark, New Castle County, Delaware
Year Made: 1807
Decade Made: 1800-1809
Owner: Winterthur Museum
Accession Number: 1992.0005
Object Credit: Please Contact Winterthur Registrar's Office for Credit Line
Contributor: Winterthur Museum


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Mostly square Related frame 1992.0005 B
Object Dimensions: 24.5 H x 23.75 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: There is no frame.
Borders: 3
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: 7
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Number series, Personal name, Date, Verse, Maker signature
Text medium: Stitched
See how the Lillies flourish white and fair!
See how the Ravens fed from heaven are!
Then ne'er distrust thy God for Cloth and bread
Whilst Lillies flourish and the Ravens fed
Maryanne Middletons
work in October the 7
1807
Motifs/Symbols: Animals, Birds and insects, Floral and plant, Human made object
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Black, Blue, Brown, Gold, Green, Pink, White
Thread Condition: Borders: Intact
Text: Intact
Symbols: Intact
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross, Chain, Eyelet, Long and short, Queen or rococo, Satin, Stem, Straight, encroaching satin or flat stitch
Thread Count: Vertical:
Horizontal:

Maker History

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Birth Name:
object
Birthdate:
Little Known History of Newark Delaware and Its Environs by Francis A. Cooch The Press of Kells Newark Delaware 1936 and cemetery records
Birth Location:
Little Known History of Newark Delaware and Its Environs by Francis A. Cooch The Press of Kells Newark Delaware 1936
County:
State
Death Date:
cemetery records
Death Location:
Little Known History of Newark Delaware and Its Environs by Francis A. Cooch The Press of Kells Newark Delaware 1936
Religion:
Parents:
Little Known History of Newark Delaware and Its Environs by Francis A. Cooch The Press of Kells Newark Delaware 1936
Little Known History of Newark Delaware and Its Environs by Francis A. Cooch The Press of Kells Newark Delaware 1936
cemetery records
Little Known History of Newark Delaware and Its Environs by Francis A. Cooch The Press of Kells Newark Delaware 1936, also Delaware, Wills and Probate Records, 1676-1971
cemetery records
cemetery records
Marriages:
Children:
Richard Tybout MaxwellBirth: 1821Death: Jan. 29, 1883
Elizabeth Cooch MaxwellBirth: Nov. 23, 1822Death: July 29, 1892

Object History

Previous Owners:

Name: Elizabeth Cooch Maxwell Tybout [1822-1892]
Relation to maker: daughter

Name: Emily Raymond Tybout Everett [1858-1935]
Relation to maker: grandaughter

Name: Marion Middleton Tybout Everett [1882-1977]
Relation to maker: great granddaughter

Name: Emily Tybout du Pont Smith Dupont [1913-1991
Relation to maker: great great niece

Name: Elizabeth Everett Smith Bramwell [dates uncertain]
Relation to maker: great, great, great niece

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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