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Sarah Woods, 1833

Sampler Archive ID: SA000711
Maker: Sarah Woods
Maker Birthplace: Unknown
Maker Age: Unknown
Place Made: Unknown
Year Made: 1833
Decade Made: 1830-1839
Owner: Fenimore Art Museum
Accession Number: N0050.1940
Object Credit: Donor: Mrs. C. Gray Capone
Contributor: Fenimore Art Museum


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Tall rectangle
Object Dimensions: 17.2 H x 13 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: There is no frame.
Borders: 1
Decorative Bands: 0
Dividing Lines: 8
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Number series, Personal name, Date, Verse or other block of text, Verse, Maker signature
Text medium: Stitched
How kind in all his works and ways, 
Must our Creator be, 
I learn a lesson of his praise, 
From every thing I see.
Sarah Woods 1833
Motifs/Symbols: Floral and plant,
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
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Loss:
Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Blue, Brown, Green, Red, Tan
Thread Condition: Borders: Slight loss
Text: Slight loss
Symbols: Intact
Other Materials:
Stitch Types: Cross
Thread Count: Vertical: 0
Horizontal: 0

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Object History

Previous Owners:

Name: Mrs. C. Gray Capone (donor)
Relation to maker: Unknown

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