Object Details

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Cornelia Pratt, 1819

Sampler Archive ID: SA000735
Maker: Cornelia Pratt
Maker Birthplace: Prattsburgh, Steuben County, New York
Maker Age: 7-9 years
Place Made: Prattsville, Steuben County, New York
Year Made: 1819
Decade Made: 1810-1819
Owner: Fenimore Art Museum
Accession Number: N0790.1963
Object Credit: Donor: Mrs. Frank R. Howe
Contributor: Fenimore Art Museum


Physical Characteristics

Object type:
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Wide rectangle
Object Dimensions: 7.5 H x 15 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: There is no frame.
Borders: 2
Decorative Bands: 0
Dividing Lines: 3
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Number series, Personal name, Personal initials, Date, Verse or other block of text, , Age
Text medium: Stitched
Cornelia R Pratt Age 9 Years 1819
I             R
P  I P  R  P  P
Motifs/Symbols: , Two large enclosed flowers on either side of a potted plant that is flanked by two other orange and white flowers. Above the potted plant is a hanging
Scenes/Pictures: Landscape, Two large enclosed flowers on either side of a potted plant that is flanked by two other orange and white flowers. Above the potted plant is a hanging
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Cotton
Thread Colors Front:
Thread Condition: Borders: Slight loss
Text: Moderate loss
Symbols: Intact
Other Materials:
Stitch Types: , , Top left corner
Thread Count: Vertical: 0
Horizontal: 0

Maker History

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Birth Name:
object
Birthdate:
Object File, The Ancestry and the Descendants of John Pratt of Hartford, Conn Walter Wilcox Pratt Case, Lockwood & Brainard Company, 1900
Birth Location:
City: Prattsburgh
County: Steuben
State: New York
Death Date:
The Ancestry and the Descendants of John Pratt of Hartford, Conn Walter Wilcox Pratt Case, Lockwood & Brainard Company, 1900,cemetery records
Death Location:
cemetery records
Religion:
Parents:
The Ancestry and the Descendants of John Pratt of Hartford, Conn Walter Wilcox Pratt Case, Lockwood & Brainard Company, 1900
The Ancestry and the Descendants of John Pratt of Hartford, Conn Walter Wilcox Pratt Case, Lockwood & Brainard Company, 1900
The Ancestry and the Descendants of John Pratt of Hartford, Conn Walter Wilcox Pratt Case, Lockwood & Brainard Company, 1900
The Ancestry and the Descendants of John Pratt of Hartford, Conn Walter Wilcox Pratt Case, Lockwood & Brainard Company, 1900
The Ancestry and the Descendants of John Pratt of Hartford, Conn Walter Wilcox Pratt Case, Lockwood & Brainard Company, 1900
The Ancestry and the Descendants of John Pratt of Hartford, Conn Walter Wilcox Pratt Case, Lockwood & Brainard Company, 1900
Marriages:
Spouse:
The Ancestry and the Descendants of John Pratt of Hartford, Conn Walter Wilcox Pratt Case, Lockwood & Brainard Company, 1900
Birth: Death: bef. 1855
Date:
The Ancestry and the Descendants of John Pratt of Hartford, Conn Walter Wilcox Pratt Case, Lockwood & Brainard Company, 1900
Place:
The Ancestry and the Descendants of John Pratt of Hartford, Conn Walter Wilcox Pratt Case, Lockwood & Brainard Company, 1900
Children:

Object History

Previous Owners:

Name: Mrs. Frank R. Howe
Relation to maker: Unknown

Conservation:
Exhibitions:
Literature:

Author(s): Gayle A. Rettew, William H. Siener, and Janice Tquer Wass
Title: Behold the Labour of My Tender Age: Children and Their Samplers
Publication/Publisher:
Date:

Author(s): Judith Reiter Weissman and Wendy Lavitt
Title: Labors of Love: America's Textiles and Needlework 1650-1930
Publication/Publisher:
Date: 1987

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