Object Details

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Mary Jerusha Merick, n.d.

Sampler Archive ID: SA000722
Maker: Mary Jershua Merick
Maker Birthplace: Madison County, New York
Maker Age: Unknown
Place Made: Lebanon, Madison County, New York
Year Made:
Decade Made: 1820-1829
Owner: Fenimore Art Museum
Accession Number: N0215.1956
Object Credit: Donor: Miss Delia Hadsell
Contributor: Fenimore Art Museum


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Mostly square
Object Dimensions: 9 H x 10.25 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: There is no frame.
Borders: None
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: 7
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Number series, Personal name, Date, Maker signature
Text medium: Stitched
Mary Jerusha Merick 
Born June 8 1819
Motifs/Symbols: Geometric, Human made object,
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Black, Brown, Green, Rust, White
Thread Condition: Borders: Slight loss
Text: Slight loss
Symbols: Intact
Other Materials:
Stitch Types: Cross, Smyrna 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:
County: Constant Merrick Physician's Account Book, Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
State: New York
Death Date:
cemetery records
Death Location:
cemetery records
Religion:
Parents:
The Chapin Genealogy, containing a very large proportion of the descendants of Dea. Samuel Chapin : who settles in Springfield, Massachusetts in 1642
The Chapin Genealogy, containing a very large proportion of the descendants of Dea. Samuel Chapin : who settles in Springfield, Massachusetts in 1642
cemetery records
Foote family: comprising the genealogy and history of Nathaniel Foote, of Wethersfield, Conn., and his descendants; also a partial record of descendants of Pasco Foote of Salem, Mass., Richard Foote of Stafford County, Va., and John Foote of New York City, Volume 1 Abram William Foote Marble City Press, The Tuttle Co., 1907
Connecticut Town Birth Records, pre-1870
cemetery records
Marriages:
Children:
Amelia FooteBirth: Aug. 7, 1841Death: Oct. 22, 1903

Object History

Previous Owners:

Name: Mary Elizabeth Hall Hadsell [1868-1927]
Relation to maker: granddaughter

Name: Mary Deyo Hadsell [1871-1904]
Relation to maker: none

Name: Delia Hadsell [1901-1972]
Relation to maker: none

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