Object Details

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Maria Barnett, 1828

Sampler Archive ID: SA000714
Maker: Maria Barnett
Maker Birthplace: Londonderry, Rockingham County, New Hampshire
Maker Age: 13-15 years
Place Made: Warsaw, Wyoming County, New York
Year Made: 1828
Decade Made: 1820-1829
Owner: Fenimore Art Museum
Accession Number: N0108.1956
Object Credit: Donor: Mrs. Laura Taylor Ayres
Contributor: Fenimore Art Museum


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Wide rectangle
Object Dimensions: 9.5 H x 14 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: There is no frame.
Borders: 1
Decorative Bands: 0
Dividing Lines: 11
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Number series, Personal name, Date, Verse or other block of text, Maker signature
Text medium: Stitched
Maria Barnett, Her example made 
in the fifteenth year of her age
               august the 8 1828
Motifs/Symbols: Geometric,
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Black, Brown, Green, Red
Thread Condition: Borders: Intact
Text: Intact
Symbols: Intact
Other Materials:
Stitch Types: Cross, Rice
Thread Count: Vertical: 37
Horizontal: 34

Maker History

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Birth Name:
object
Birthdate:
object,History of the town of Warsaw, New York, from its first settlement to the present time; with numerous family sketches and biographical notes by Andrew White Young Publication date 1869,New Hampshire, Births and Christenings Index, 1714-1904
Birth Location:
City: Londonderry
County: Rockingham
State History of the town of Warsaw, New York, from its first settlement to the present time; with numerous family sketches and biographical notes by Andrew White Young Publication date 1869
Death Date:
History of the town of Warsaw, New York, from its first settlement to the present time; with numerous family sketches and biographical notes by Andrew White Young Publication date 1869
Death Location:
History of the town of Warsaw, New York, from its first settlement to the present time; with numerous family sketches and biographical notes by Andrew White Young Publication date 1869
Religion:
Parents:
History of the town of Warsaw, New York, from its first settlement to the present time; with numerous family sketches and biographical notes by Andrew White Young Publication date 1869
cemetery records
cemetery records
History of the town of Warsaw, New York, from its first settlement to the present time; with numerous family sketches and biographical notes by Andrew White Young Publication date 1869
New Hampshire, Births and Christenings Index, 1714-1904
cemetery records
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Children:

Object History

Previous Owners:

Name: Augustus W. Barnett [?-1913
Relation to maker: nephew

Name: Frances Barnett Taylor [?-1956]
Relation to maker: great niece

Name: Laura Taylor Ayres [1907-?]
Relation to maker: great great niece

Conservation:
Exhibitions: Title: School House, The Farmer's Museum, Sampler Display -- Untitled.
Host: The Farmer's Museum

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