Object Details

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Esther Maxwell, 1817

Sampler Archive ID: SA000713
Maker: Esther Maxwell
Maker Birthplace: Rutland, Rutland County, Vermont
Maker Age: 10-12 years
Place Made: Unadilla, Otsego County, New York
Year Made: 1817
Decade Made: 1810-1819
Owner: Fenimore Art Museum
Accession Number: N0084.1958
Object Credit: Donor: Claudine Munro
Contributor: Fenimore Art Museum


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler, Family Record or Register
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Tall rectangle
Object Dimensions: 15.2 H x 12 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: There is no frame.
Borders: 0
Decorative Bands: 0
Dividing Lines: 12
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Number series, Personal name, Place name, Date
Text medium: Stitched
Esther Maxwell Her 
Sampler Unadilla July 21 
1817 She Was Born De
cember 10 1806 Moses
B Maxwell Was Born 
September 13 1791 Mille
Maxwell Was Born March 9 
17[9]4 She Departed This 
Life April 4 1798
Motifs/Symbols: ,
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Unsure
Thread Colors Front: Black, Blue, Brown, Green
Thread Condition: Borders: Slight loss
Text: Slight loss
Symbols: Moderate loss
Other Materials:
Stitch Types: Cross
Thread Count: Vertical: 0
Horizontal: 0

Maker History

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Birth Name:
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Birthdate:
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Birth Location:
City: Rutland
County: Rutland
State: Vermont
Death Date:
cemetery records
Death Location:
Gilbert Warren Chapin, The Chapin Book of Genealogical Data , vol. 1, First Seven Generations (Hartford, CT: Chapin Family Association), 479.
Religion:
Parents:
Gilbert Warren Chapin, The Chapin Book of Genealogical Data , vol. 1, First Seven Generations (Hartford, CT: Chapin Family Association), 479.
Gilbert Warren Chapin, The Chapin Book of Genealogical Data , vol. 1, First Seven Generations (Hartford, CT: Chapin Family Association), 479.
Gilbert Warren Chapin, The Chapin Book of Genealogical Data , vol. 1, First Seven Generations (Hartford, CT: Chapin Family Association), 479.
Gilbert Warren Chapin, The Chapin Book of Genealogical Data , vol. 1, First Seven Generations (Hartford, CT: Chapin Family Association), 479.
Gilbert Warren Chapin, The Chapin Book of Genealogical Data , vol. 1, First Seven Generations (Hartford, CT: Chapin Family Association), 479.
Gilbert Warren Chapin, The Chapin Book of Genealogical Data , vol. 1, First Seven Generations (Hartford, CT: Chapin Family Association), 479.
Marriages:
Children:

Object History

Previous Owners:

Name: Edna Victoria Johnson Bedell [1881-195702
Relation to maker: unknown

Name: Claudine Bedell Munro
Relation to maker:

Conservation:
Exhibitions:
Literature:

Author(s): Brian J. Richards
Title: Death is a Debt to Nature Due: Esther Maxwell's Sampler, Unadilla, New York, 1817
Publication/Publisher:
Date: 2007

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