Object Details

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Maria Vosburgh, 1818

Sampler Archive ID: SA000693
Maker: Maria Vosburgh
Maker Birthplace: Columbia County, New York
Maker Age: 13-15 years
Place Made: Possibly Claverack, Columbia County, New York
Year Made: 1818
Decade Made: 1810-1819
Owner: The Farmers' Museum
Accession Number: F0031.1953
Object Credit: Donor: Mrs. John J. Canny
Contributor: Fenimore Art Museum


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Tall rectangle
Object Dimensions: 11 H x 8 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: There is no frame.
Borders: 1
Decorative Bands: 1
Dividing Lines: 7
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Number series, Personal initials, Date, Maker signature
Text medium: Stitched
Maria Vosburgh Age 13 1818
M V B
Motifs/Symbols: Animals, Floral and plant, Geometric, Human made object,
Scenes/Pictures: Domestic, house and yard,
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Black, Blue, Brown, Green, Yellow
Thread Condition: Borders: Intact
Text: Slight loss
Symbols: Intact
Other Materials:
Stitch Types: Cross, Half cross, Rice, Double cross
Thread Count: Vertical: 41
Horizontal: 35

Maker History

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Birth Name:
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Birthdate:
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Birth Location:
City:
County: cemetery records
State: New York
Death Date:
cemetery records
Death Location:
cemetery records
Religion:
Dutch Reformed Church Records in Selected States, 1639-1989
Parents:
Object file
Dutch Reformed Church Records in Selected States, 1639-1989
cemetery records
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Object History

Previous Owners:

Name: Mrs. John J. Canny
Relation to maker: Great Great Niece

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