Object Details

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Image courtesy of The Centre County Historical Society, Pennsylvania

Mary Ann Lee, 1831

Sampler Archive ID: SA002365
Maker: Mary Ann Lee
Maker Birthplace: Unknown
Maker Age: Unknown
Place Made: Unknown
Year Made: 1831
Decade Made: 1830-1839
Owner: Richard Pencek
Contributor: Centre County Historical Society


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Mostly square
Object Dimensions:
Framed Dimensions: H x W (inches)
Borders: 1
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: 11
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Number series, Personal name, Date, Verse, Maker signature
Text medium: Stitched
This work in hand my friends may have when i am dead and gone. 
And greedy worms my body eat in this you may read my name complete.
Motifs/Symbols: Floral and plant, Geometric
Scenes/Pictures: None
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Ground Condition: Wear:
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Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross, Chain, Eyelet, Four sided, Long arm cross, Queen or rococo, Rice, Stem, Herringbone
Thread Count: Vertical:
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Maker History

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Object History

Previous Owners:
Conservation:
Exhibitions: Title: Unraveling the Threads of History
Host: Centre County Historical Society
Location: Centre Furnace Mansion, State College, PA
Date: Mar. 19, 2017-Sep. 24, 2017

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