Object Details

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Mary M. White, 1822

Sampler Archive ID: SA000300
Maker: Mary Marders White
Maker Birthplace: Middletown, Jefferson County, Kentucky
Maker Age: 16-18 years
Place Made: Probably Jefferson County, Kentucky
Year Made: 1822
Decade Made: 1820-1829
Owner: Winterthur Museum
Accession Number: 2006.0036
Contributor: Winterthur Museum


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Wide rectangle (Not in its original frame)
Object Dimensions: 19.00 H x 20.50 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: 23.00 H x 26.50 W (inches)
Borders: 1
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: None
Enclosures: None
Text types: Personal name, Date, Maker signature
Text medium: Stitched
Mary M. White
March 1st 1822
Motifs/Symbols: Animals, Architectural, Celestial, Floral and plant, Human made object
Scenes/Pictures: Domestic, house and yard
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Black, Brown, Gold, Green, Orange, Red, Tan, White
Thread Condition: Text: Intact
Symbols: Intact
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross, Satin, Elongated cross
Thread Count: Vertical:
Horizontal:

Maker History

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Birth Name:
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Birthdate:
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Birth Location:
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Death Date:
information attached to spouse's cemetery record
Death Location:
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Religion:
married son of a Protestant Minister
Parents:
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Marriages:
Spouse:
Kentucky: A History of the State, Battle, Perrin, & Kniffin, 6th ed., 1887, Shelby Co.
Birth:
cemetery records
Death:
cemetery records Middletown Historic Cemetery, Middletown KY
Date:
Kentucky Marriages, 1785-1979
Place:
Kentucky Marriages, 1785-1979
Children:
Mary RuthAnn VanceBirth: Jan. 31, 1825Death: Mar. 27, 1859

Object History

Previous Owners:

Name: Anne McPherson
Relation to maker: uncertain

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