Object Details

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Experience Burt, n.d.

Sampler Archive ID: SA000723
Maker: Experience Burt
Maker Birthplace: Longmeadow, Hampden County, Massachusetts
Maker Age: Unknown
Place Made: Longmeadow, Hampden County, Massachusetts
Year Made:
Decade Made: 1780-1789
Owner: Fenimore Art Museum
Accession Number: N0216.1956
Object Credit: Donor: Miss Delia Hadsell
Contributor: Fenimore Art Museum


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Wide rectangle
Object Dimensions: 4 H x 8.25 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: There is no frame.
Borders: None
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: 5
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Personal name, Date, Maker signature
Text medium: Stitched
Experience Burt b8 1778 
Motifs/Symbols: Geometric,
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Black, Blue, Brown, Green, Pink, Tan, White
Thread Condition: Borders:
Text: Slight loss
Symbols: Intact
Other Materials:
Stitch Types: Cross, Eyelet, Half cross, Queen or rococo
Thread Count: Vertical: 0
Horizontal: 0

Maker History

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Birth Name:
object
Birthdate:
Gilbert Warren Chapin, The Chapin Book of Genealogical Data, (Hanford: Chapin Family Association, 1924), 181.
Birth Location:
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 The Chapin Genealogy, containing a very large proportion of the descendants of Dea. Samuel Chapin : who settles in Springfield, Massachusetts in 1642
County: Hampden
State: Massachusetts
Death Date:
Gilbert Warren Chapin, The Chapin Book of Genealogical Data, (Hanford: Chapin Family Association, 19
Death Location:
cemetery records
Religion:
Parents:
Gilbert Warren Chapin, The Chapin Book of Genealogical Data, (Hanford: Chapin Family Association, 1924), 181.
Gilbert Warren Chapin, The Chapin Book of Genealogical Data, (Hanford: Chapin Family Association, 1924), 181.
cemetery records
Gilbert Warren Chapin, The Chapin Book of Genealogical Data, (Hanford: Chapin Family Association, 1924), 181.
Gilbert Warren Chapin, The Chapin Book of Genealogical Data, (Hanford: Chapin Family Association, 1924), 181.
Gilbert Warren Chapin, The Chapin Book of Genealogical Data, (Hanford: Chapin Family Association, 1924), 181.
Marriages:
Spouse: Dr. Constant MerrickBirth: Death:
Date: Sep. 22, 1796Place: Massachusetts
Children:
Eliza MerrickBirth: Apr. 27, 1797Death: Jan. 9, 1815
Laura MerrickBirth: Mar. 17, 1799Death: Sept. 7, 1875
Experience MerrickBirth: Feb. 27, 1801Death: Mar. 11, 1801
Nathaniel Burt MerrickBirth: Mar. 2, 1802Death: Jan. 18, 1877
Constant MerrickBirth: Apr. 14, 1804Death: Aug. 16, 1805
Experience MerrickBirth: July 28, 1806Death: 1870
Constant MerrickBirth: Apr. 14, 1804Death: Aug. 16, 1805
Anna MerrickBirth: Sept. 1, 1810Death: Jan. 21, 1886
Mary Jerusha MerrickBirth: June 8, 1819Death: June 21, 1847

Object History

Previous Owners:

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

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

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

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