Object Details

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Elizabeth Leoser, 1831

Sampler Archive ID: SA000294
Maker: Elizabeth Stringer Leoser
Maker Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Maker Age: 10-12 years
Place Made: Pennsylvania
School/Teacher:Julia Ann Byrne, Penn Township Public School
Year Made: 1831
Decade Made: 1830-1839
Owner: Winterthur Museum
Accession Number: 1994.0033
Contributor: Winterthur Museum


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Map or Globe, map
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Wide rectangle
Object Dimensions: 19.00 H x 24.00 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: 23.70 H x 29.00 W (inches)
Borders: 2
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: None
Enclosures: None
Text types: Personal name, Place name, Date, Maker signature
Text medium: Stitched
Elizabeth Leoser done in the 11th year of yer age. July 23d 1831. Penn Township Public School. J.A. Byrne Instructress 
Motifs/Symbols:
Scenes/Pictures: Domestic, house & yard, Map of Pennsylvania
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Blue, Brown, Green, Tan, White
Thread Condition: Borders: Slight loss
Text: Intact
Symbols: Intact
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross, Long arm cross, Running, Satin, backstitch
Thread Count: Vertical:
Horizontal:

Maker History

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Birth Name:
object; LEOSER GENEALOGICAL RECORDS, family Bible, the property of the late Col. Charles McK. Leoser
Birthdate:
LEOSER GENEALOGICAL RECORDS, family Bible, the property of the late Col. Charles McK. Leoser
Birth Location:
City: unknown
County: unknown
State LEOSER GENEALOGICAL RECORDS, family Bible, the property of the late Col. Charles McK. Leoser
Death Date:
LEOSER GENEALOGICAL RECORDS, family Bible, the property of the late Col. Charles McK. Leoser
Death Location:
cemetery records, LEOSER GENEALOGICAL RECORDS, family Bible, the property of the late Col. Charles McK. Leoser
Religion:
Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records
Parents:
Record of the Descendents of John and Elizabeth Bull, Early Settlers in Pennsylvania James Henry Bull, Anita Newcomb McGee Shannon-Conmy, 1919
Record of the Descendents of John and Elizabeth Bull, Early Settlers in Pennsylvania James Henry Bull, Anita Newcomb McGee Shannon-Conmy, 1919
cemetery records
Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records
Historic Pennsylvania Church and Town Records
cemetery records
Marriages:
Children:

Object History

Previous Owners:
Conservation:
Exhibitions:
Literature:

Author(s): Mary Jane Hayward
Title: American Map Samplers and The First School District of Pennsylvania
Publication/Publisher:
Date: 1998

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