Object Details

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Tamar Bryant, 1793

Sampler Archive ID: SA000291
Maker: Tamar Bryant
Maker Birthplace: Delaware
Maker Age: 19-20+ years
Place Made: Probably Delaware
Year Made: 1793
Decade Made: 1790-1799
Owner: Winterthur Museum
Accession Number: 1993.0091
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: 7.00 H x 10.50 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: 7.75 H x 11.20 W (inches)
Borders: None
Decorative Bands: 1
Dividing Lines: 7
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Personal name, Date, Maker signature
Text medium: Stitched
Tamar Bryant Her Samplar 1793
Motifs/Symbols: Geometric
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Blue, Green, Pink, Purple, Tan, White, Yellow
Thread Condition: Text: Slight loss
Symbols: Intact
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross, Eyelet
Thread Count: Vertical:

Maker History

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Birth Name:
cemetery records
Birth Location:
City: unknown
County: unknown
State: Delaware
Death Date:
cemetery records
Death Location:
cemetery records
Birth: Death:
Winterthur files
Birth: Death:
Spouse: Daniel HainesBirth: Death:
Date: uncertainPlace:
unknown maleBirth: Death:
unknown maleBirth: Death:
Maria HainesBirth: Jan. 4, 1797Death: Nov. 20, 1841
Ann HainesBirth: Jul. 25, 1799Death:
Sarah HainesBirth: c. 1803Death: Dec. 22, 1878
Susannah HainesBirth: Mar. 5, 1808Death:
Jessee Brion HainesBirth: Aug. 23, 1810Death:
Rebecca Hill HainesBirth: Aug. 15, 1814Death: May 23, 1891
John Brian HainesBirth: Feb. 12, 1816Death:
James Mann HainesBirth: Aug. 1822Death: Nov. 12, 1874

Object History

Previous Owners:

Name: Mary Rebecca Lewis Hess Ross
Relation to maker: great granddaughter

Name: Mary Ross Brown
Relation to maker: granddaughter

Name: Mrs. Edmond du Pont
Relation to maker: none


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