Object Details

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E. K., n.d.

Sampler Archive ID: SA000696
Maker: E. K.
Maker Birthplace: Pitcher, Chenango County, New York
Maker Age: Unknown
Place Made: Pitcher, Chenango County, New York
Year Made:
Decade Made: Unsure
Owner: The Farmers' Museum
Accession Number: F0268.1952
Object Credit: Donor: Mrs. Marion Story Britt
Contributor: Fenimore Art Museum


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Wide rectangle
Object Dimensions: 6.00 H x 7.50 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: 10.00 H x 13.00 W (inches)
Borders: 1
Decorative Bands: 0
Dividing Lines: 4
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Personal initials, , Initials
Text medium: Stitched
EK
Motifs/Symbols: ,
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front:
Thread Condition: Borders: Intact
Text: Intact
Symbols:
Other Materials: Paint
Stitch Types: Cross
Thread Count: Vertical: 34
Horizontal: 38

Maker History

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Birth Name:
Sampler
Birthdate:
Birth Location:
Information in The Farmers' Museum file for this object
County: Information in The Farmers' Museum file for this object
State Information in The Farmers' Museum file for this object
Death Date:
Death Location:
Religion:
Parents:
Marriages:
Children:

Object History

Previous Owners:

Name: Mrs. Marion Story Britt
Relation to maker: Uncertain

Conservation:
Exhibitions: Title: American Folk Art Society Tour of Iroquois Storage Facility
Host: New York State Historical Association
Location: Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown, NY

Title: Uncommon Quilts: Treasures from the Fenimore Art Museum
Host: New York State Historical Association
Location: Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown, NY
Date: Dec. 15, 2008 - Jan. 31, 2009



Literature:

Author(s): Swan, Susan B.
Title: Plain & Fancy
Publication/Publisher:
Date: 1977

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