Object Details

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Annie C. Smith, c. 1848

Sampler Archive ID: SA000290
Maker: Annie C. Smith
Maker Birthplace: Delaware
Maker Age: 10-12 years
Place Made: probably New Castle County, Delaware
Year Made: c. 1848
Decade Made: 1840-1849
Owner: Winterthur Museum
Accession Number: 1993.0049
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
Object Dimensions: 12.5 H x 12.5 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: There is no frame.
Borders: 1
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: 6
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Number series, Personal name
Text medium: Stitched
Annie C. Smith in her 11 Year
Motifs/Symbols:
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Unsure Contains vertical lines (could it be Penelope Canv
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Wool
Thread Colors Front: Blue, Brown, Green, Orange, Pink, Red, Rust
Thread Condition: Borders: Slight loss
Text: Moderate loss
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross, Cross over one and two.
Thread Count: Vertical:
Horizontal:

Maker History

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Birth Name:
object
Birthdate:
tombstone
Birth Location:
City: unknown
County: unknown
State: Delaware
Death Date:
tombstone
Death Location:
Religion:
burial in Presbyterian cemetery
Parents:
Colonial And Revolutionary Families Of Pennsylvania By John W. Jordan
Birth: 1815
Delaware Death records
Colonial And Revolutionary Families Of Pennsylvania By John W. Jordan
Colonial And Revolutionary Families Of Pennsylvania By John W. Jordan
Colonial And Revolutionary Families Of Pennsylvania By John W. Jordan
Marriages:
Spouse:
Americans of Royal Descent: A Collection of Genealogies of American Families ... By Charles Henry Browning
Birth:
Americans of Royal Descent: A Collection of Genealogies of American Families ... By Charles Henry Browning
Death:
Historical Newspapers, Birth, Marriage, & Death Announcements, 1851-2003
Date:
census records
Place:
Children:
John William ProudfitBirth: Aug. 7, 1867Death: Nov. 3, 1903
Mary Couper ProudfitBirth: 1870Death:
Alexander Couper ProudfitBirth: 1872Death: 1942
Esther Couper ProudfitBirth: Death:
Ellen Couper ProudfitBirth: Death:

Object History

Previous Owners:

Name: LEO ARONS
Relation to maker: uncertain

Conservation:
Exhibitions:
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