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Victorine Delacroix, 1833

Sampler Archive ID: SA000295
Maker: Victorine Delacroix
Maker Birthplace: New York
Maker Age: 13-15 years
Place Made: Pennsylvania
School/Teacher:Deborah H. Mundall's Seminary
Year Made: 1833
Decade Made: 1830-1839
Owner: Winterthur Museum
Accession Number: 1994.0109
Object Credit: Please Contact Winterthur Registrar's Office for Credit Line
Contributor: Winterthur Museum


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Tall rectangle
Object Dimensions: 26.50 H x 23.50 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: H x W (inches)
Borders: 2
Decorative Bands: 4
Dividing Lines: 6
Enclosures: None
Text types: , Verse, Biblical scripture, Maker signature, school
Text medium: Stitched
Spirit, Creator of mankind,
Come, visit every pious mind,
And sweetly let thy grace invade
Such hearts, O Lord, as thoust made.
The living fountain, fire and love,
The ghostly unction from above,
God,s sacred finger, which imparts
A seven-fold grace to faithful hearts
Victorine Delacroix
AD 1833
Wrought in
D H Mundalls
Seminary 110 sos
South Fifth Street
Philadelphia
Motifs/Symbols: Animals, Birds and insects, Human figure, Human made object, Religious, Flowers in 1 Vase, baskets, large central strawberry basket.
Scenes/Pictures: Landscape, Lowest band - large trees on hillocs, birds dogs.
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
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Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Blue, Brown, Gold, Green, Pink, Tan, White, Yellow
Thread Condition: Borders: Intact
Text: Intact
Symbols: Intact
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross, Eyelet, Queen or rococo, Rice, Satin, Straight
Thread Count: Vertical:
Horizontal:

Maker History

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Birth Name:
object,Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985
Birthdate:
census records
Birth Location:
City: unknown
County: unknown
State Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915
Death Date:
Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915
Death Location:
Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915
Religion:
Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985
Parents:
Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985
Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985
Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985
Philadelphia City Directories
census records
Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985
Marriages:
Children:
George D. RobinsonBirth: c. 1846Death:
Victorie RobinsonBirth: c. 1846Death:
Howard Okie RobinsonBirth: Jan. 21, 1849Death: Jan. 8, 1907
Arthur RobinsonBirth: 1850Death:
Irene Augusta RobinsonBirth: Apr. 20, 1856Death: Feb. 22, 1942
Samuel RobinsonBirth: May 24, 1858Death: Jun. 15, 1938

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