Object Details

A. Lake, 1845

Sampler Archive ID: SA000729
Maker: Alfred Lake
Maker Birthplace: Summitt, Schoharie County, New York
Maker Age: 4-6 years
Place Made: New York
Year Made: 1845
Decade Made: 1840-1849
Owner: Fenimore Art Museum
Accession Number: N0392.1950
Object Credit: Donor: R.W. Canfield
Contributor: Fenimore Art Museum

Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Tall rectangle
Object Dimensions: 8 H x 3.5 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: There is no frame.
Borders: 1
Decorative Bands: 0
Dividing Lines: 7
Cartouches: No
Text types: Alphabet, Personal name, Date, Maker signature
Text medium: Stitched
A. Lake
Motifs/Symbols: , The sampler has an unidentifiable pattern stitched in red wool thread underneath the third dividing line.
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Cotton
Ground Condition: Wear: worn
Cleanliness: stained
Loss: none noted
Thread Colors Front:
Thread Condition: Borders: Intact
Text: Intact
Symbols: Intact
Other Materials:
Stitch Types: Cross
Thread Count: Vertical: 0
Horizontal: 0

Maker History

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Birth Location:
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State: New York
Death Date:
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Death Location:
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U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules, 1850-1885
U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules, 1850-1885

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