Object Details

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Anna Bliem, 1838

Sampler Archive ID: SA000303
Maker: Anna Bliem
Maker Birthplace: Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
Maker Age: 19-20+ years
Place Made: Pennsylvania
Year Made: 1838
Decade Made: 1830-1839
Owner: Winterthur Museum
Accession Number: 2008.0050.001
Contributor: Winterthur Museum


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Wide rectangle
Object Dimensions: 16.50 H x 18.20 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: H x W (inches)
Borders: 1
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: None
Enclosures: None
Text types: Personal name, Personal initials, Date, Maker signature
Text medium: Stitched
aNNa
blieM
1838
J   O
Motifs/Symbols: Birds and insects, Floral and plant, Geometric, Human made object
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Black, Blue, Brown, Green, Red, Rust, White
Thread Condition: Borders: Intact
Text: Intact
Symbols: Intact
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross
Thread Count: Vertical:
Horizontal:

Maker History

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Birth Name:
object; Mennonite Historians of Eastern Pennsylvania Cemetery Database Report
Birthdate:
tombstone
Birth Location:
City: unknown
County: BIOGRAPHICAL ANNALS OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA
State BIOGRAPHICAL ANNALS OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA CONTAINING GENEALOGICAL RECORDS 0F REPRESENTATIVE FAMILIES, INCLUDING MANY OF THE EARLY SETTLERS AND BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF PROMINENT
Death Date:
BIOGRAPHICAL ANNALS OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA CONTAINING GENEALOGICAL RECORDS 0F
Death Location:
cemetery records
Religion:
Mennonite Historians of Eastern Pennsylvania Cemetery Database Report
Parents:
BIOGRAPHICAL ANNALS OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA CONTAINING GENEALOGICAL RECORDS 0F REPRESENTATIVE FAMILIES, INCLUDING MANY OF THE EARLY SETTLERS AND BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF PROMINEN
tombstone
tombstone
BIOGRAPHICAL ANNALS OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA CONTAINING GENEALOGICAL RECORDS 0F REPRESENTATIVE FAMILIES, INCLUDING MANY OF THE EARLY SETTLERS AND BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF PROMINEN
tombstone
tombstone
Marriages:
Spouse:
THE OBERHOLTZER BOOK Overholser Family Association Barbara B. Ford Compiler and Editor Library of Congress Catalog Number 94-74043
Birth:
Mennonite Historians of Eastern Pennsylvania Cemetery Database Report Library of Congress Catalog Number 94-74043
Death:
Mennonite Historians of Eastern Pennsylvania Cemetery Database Report
Date:
tombstone
Place:
Children:
Mary Bliem OberholtzerBirth: Oct. 31, 1838Death: 1888
Esther "Hetty" Bliem OberholtzerBirth: Jan. 27, 1842Death: Aug. 15, 1909
Jacob Bliem OberholtzerBirth: Oct. 29, 1844Death: Oct. 26, 1923
Amos Bliem OberholtzerBirth: Feb. 21, 1847Death: Jul. 25, 1924
Annie Bliem OberholtzerBirth: Sep. 26, 1849Death: Nov. 23, 1924
Minerva Bliem OberholtzerBirth: Sep. 11, 1854Death: Jun. 26, 1920

Object History

Previous Owners:

Name: Dorcas Taylor
Relation to maker: uncertain

Conservation:
Exhibitions:
Literature:

Author(s): Brenda Hornsby Heindl
Title: Passed Down: The Gehman Family Collection
Publication/Publisher:
Date:

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