Object Details

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Phebe Boyce, n.d.

Sampler Archive ID: SA000728
Maker: Phebe Boyce
Maker Birthplace: New York
Maker Age: Unknown
Place Made: Unknown
Year Made:
Decade Made: 1800-1809
Owner: Fenimore Art Museum
Accession Number: N0376.1943
Object Credit: Donor: Percy Lynes Miller
Contributor: Fenimore Art Museum


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Tall rectangle
Object Dimensions: 9 H x 4.75 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: There is no frame.
Borders: None
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: 8
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Number series, Personal name, Maker signature
Text medium: Stitched
Phebe boyce
Motifs/Symbols: Geometric,
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Black, White
Thread Condition: Borders:
Text: Slight loss
Symbols: Moderate loss
Other Materials:
Stitch Types: Cross, Algerian eyelet
Thread Count: Vertical: 0
Horizontal: 0

Maker History

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Descendants of John Adsit of Lyme, Connecticut by Newman Ward Adsit
Birth Location:
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State census records
Death Date:
New York and Federal census records
Death Location:
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New York State Historical Association, Descendants of John Adsit of Lyme, Connecticut by Newman Ward Adsit
Birth:
Descendants of John Adsit of Lyme, Connecticut by Newman Ward Adsit
Death:
Descendants of John Adsit of Lyme, Connecticut by Newman Ward Adsit
Date:
Ancestry.com family trees
Place:
Ancestry.com family trees
Children:
William Asa Denison AdsitBirth: Mar. 13, 1813Death: Feb. 27, 1817
Smith AdsitBirth: May 17, 1815Death: 1889
Elvira AdsitBirth: Oct. 23, 1823Death: 1879
Samuel AdsitBirth: June 23, 1820Death: Jan. 24, 1859
Eliza AdsitBirth: Oct. 23, 1823Death: May 27, 1825
Susan AdsitBirth: July 9, 1829Death: 1913
James F. AdsitBirth: Mar. 30, 1832Death: 1910
Silas Denison AdsitBirth: 1835Death: 1875

Object History

Previous Owners:

Name: Percy Lynes Miller [1901-1971]
Relation to maker: uncertain

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