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Jane Williamson, 1827

Sampler Archive ID: SA000302
Maker: Jane Williamson
Maker Birthplace: New York
Maker Age: 10-12 years
Place Made: Possibly New York
Year Made: 1827
Decade Made: 1820-1829
Owner: Winterthur Museum
Accession Number: 2008.0040
Contributor: Winterthur Museum


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Tall rectangle
Object Dimensions: 16 H x 8 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: There is no frame.
Borders: None
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: 11
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Personal name, Place name, Date, Verse
Text medium: Stitched
O may I seek in early youth,
What guards from future harms
Religion, Modesty and Truth
For these have always charms
by Jane Williamson
aged 10 years 1827
    New York

  
Motifs/Symbols: Floral and plant, eight pointed star
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
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Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Green, Orange, Rust, Tan
Thread Condition: Text: Intact
Symbols: Intact
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross, Eyelet, Four sided, Hemstitch, Long arm cross, Rice
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