Object Details

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Catherine Franchot, 1817

Sampler Archive ID: SA000708
Maker: Catherine Franchot
Maker Birthplace: New York
Maker Age: 7-9 years
Place Made: Louisville, St. Lawrence County, New York
Year Made: 1817
Decade Made: 1810-1819
Owner: Fenimore Art Museum
Accession Number: N0034.1960
Object Credit: Donor: George Munson and Nicholas Van Vranken Franchot Munson
Contributor: Fenimore Art Museum


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Tall rectangle
Object Dimensions: 14.70 H x 8.75 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: 20.20 H x 14.20 W (inches)
Borders: 1
Decorative Bands: 1
Dividing Lines: 10
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Number series, Personal name, Place name, Date, Maker signature
Text medium: Stitched
Butternutts NY
Cather[in]e Franchot
her example aged 8 years Louisville Jan 30 Anno Domini 1817
Motifs/Symbols: ,
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Black, Blue, Tan, White
Thread Condition: Borders: Slight loss
Text: Slight loss
Symbols:
Other Materials:
Stitch Types: Cross
Thread Count: Vertical: 29
Horizontal: 29

Maker History

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Birth Name:
Sampler
Birthdate:
John Warner Brown, Stanislas Pascal Franchot (New York: Privately Published by N.V.V. Franchot, 1935), 154.
Birth Location:
City:
County:
State: New York
Death Date:
John Warner Brown, Stanislas Pascal Franchot (New York: Published by N.V.V. Franchot, 1935), 154.
Death Location:
John Warner Brown, Stanislas Pascal Franchot (New York: Privately Published by N.V.V. Franchot, 1935), 154.
Religion:
Parents:
John Warner Brown, Stanislas Pascal Franchot (New York: Privately Published by N.V.V. Franchot, 1935), 154.
John Warner Brown, Stanislas Pascal Franchot (New York: Privately Published by N.V.V. Franchot, 1935), 154.
John Warner Brown, Stanislas Pascal Franchot (New York: Privately Published by N.V.V. Franchot, 1935), 74.
John Warner Brown, Stanislas Pascal Franchot (New York: Privately Published by N.V.V. Franchot, 1935), 23.
John Warner Brown, Stanislas Pascal Franchot (New York: Privately Published by N.V.V. Franchot, 1935), 23.
John Warner Brown, Stanislas Pascal Franchot (New York: Privately Published by N.V.V. Franchot, 1935), 143.
Marriages:
Children:

Object History

Previous Owners:

Name: Richard Hansen Franchot [1816-1875]
Relation to maker: brother

Name: Nicholas Van Vranken Franchot [1855-1943]
Relation to maker: nephew

Name: Ellen Louise Franchot Munsen [1882-1949]
Relation to maker: great niece

Name: George Munsen [1908-1988] and Nicholas Van Vranken Franchot Munsen [1911-1999]
Relation to maker: great, great nephews

Conservation:
Exhibitions: Host: Foreman Gallery
Date: September 1989

Host: Cooperstown Art Association
Date: June-July 1989

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