Object Details

Ann Truman, 1805

Sampler Archive ID: SA000697
Maker: Ann Truman
Maker Birthplace: Chester County, Pennsylvania
Maker Age: 10-12 years
Place Made: West Chester, Chester County, Pennsylvania
School/Teacher:Westtown Boarding School
Year Made: 1805
Decade Made: 1800-1809
Owner: The Farmers' Museum
Accession Number: F0393.1953
Object Credit: Donor: Lawrence J. Ullman
Contributor: Fenimore Art Museum

Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery Darning Drawn work
Shape: Mostly square
Object Dimensions: 8.5 H x 8.5 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: There is no frame.
Borders: 1
Decorative Bands: 0
Dividing Lines: 0
Cartouches: No
Text types: Personal name, Place name, Date, Maker signature
Text medium: Stitched
Ann Truman
Weston School
Motifs/Symbols: ,
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness: clean
Loss: interior loss
Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Green, White
Thread Condition: Borders:
Text: Intact
Symbols: Intact
Other Materials:
Stitch Types: Cross, Darning
Thread Count: Vertical: 28
Horizontal: 35

Maker History

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Birth Name:
Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935
Birth Location:
County: Chester
State: Pennsylvania
Death Date:
Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935, cemetery records
Death Location:
cemetery records
Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935
Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935
Family Data Collection - births Ancestry.com
Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935
Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935
Ancestry.com family trees
Spouse: James ForsytheBirth: Death:
Date: Dec. 19, 1810Place: Pennsylvania
Susanna ForsytheBirth: May 1, 1815Death: Oct. 8, 1907
William ForsytheBirth: Nov. 20, 1811Death: Mar. 18, 1889
John ForsytheBirth: Oct. 28, 1813Death: Sep. 9, 1814
John ForsytheBirth: Apr. 29, 1817Death: Apr. 1, 1893
Mary ForsytheBirth: Mar. 14, 1820Death: 1822
Elizabeth ForsytheBirth: Jul. 20, 1821Death: Jul. 18, 1915
Lewis ForsytheBirth: Apr. 3, 1825Death: 1910

Object History

Previous Owners:

Name: Mrs. Lawrence J. Ullman
Relation to maker: Unknown


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