Object Details

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Elizabeth Ashburnham, n.d.

Sampler Archive ID: SA000309
Maker: Elizabeth Ashburnham
Maker Birthplace: Unknown
Maker Age: 4-6 years
Place Made: Pennsylvania or Delaware
Year Made: Unknown
Decade Made: Unsure
Owner: Winterthur Museum
Accession Number: 2011.0036.001
Object Credit: Gift of Philip W. Warner
Contributor: Winterthur Museum


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Tall rectangle
Object Dimensions: 11.5 H x 10.75 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: There is no frame.
Borders: 1
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: 3
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Number series, Personal name, Maker signature
Text medium: Stitched
IA RA
TA SA
ELIZABETH ASHBURN
HAND HER SAMPLER
Made IN THe SEVENTH
Year OF HER AGE
Motifs/Symbols: Floral and plant
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
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Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Blue, Green, Pink, Red, Rust, Tan, White, Yellow
Thread Condition: Borders: Intact
Text: Intact
Symbols: Intact
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross, Eyelet, Queen or rococo
Thread Count: Vertical:
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Maker History

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County: unknown
State: unknown
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Object History

Previous Owners:

Name: Philip Warner
Relation to maker: descendant

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