Object Details

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Cynthia A. Brown, 1841

Sampler Archive ID: SA000734
Maker: Cynthia A. Brown
Maker Birthplace: Prattsburgh, Steuben County, New York
Maker Age: 10-12 years
Place Made: Pierpont/Pierrepont, St. Lawrence County, New York
Year Made: 1841
Decade Made: 1840-1849
Owner: Fenimore Art Museum
Accession Number: N0491.1961
Object Credit: Donor: Ida Kennings
Contributor: Fenimore Art Museum


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Wide rectangle
Object Dimensions: 16 H x 19.7 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: There is no frame.
Borders: 0
Decorative Bands: 0
Dividing Lines: 9
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Number series, Personal name, Place name, Date, , place name, date
Text medium: Stitched
Cynthia. A. Brown. Born.
Pierpoint. Jan24. 1831. AG. 10
Motifs/Symbols: Geometric,
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front:
Thread Condition: Borders: Intact
Text: Intact
Symbols: Intact
Other Materials:
Stitch Types:
Thread Count: Vertical: 39
Horizontal: 33

Maker History

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Birth Location:
City: Prattsburgh
County: Steuben
State: New York
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Object History

Previous Owners:

Name: Ida Kennings
Relation to maker: private collector

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