Object Details

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Elizabeth R. Boger, c. 1837

Sampler Archive ID: SA002372
Maker: Elizabeth Rachel Boger
Maker Birthplace: New Berlin, Union County, Pennsylvania
Maker Age: 7-9 years
Place Made: New Berlin, Union County, Pennsylvania
Year Made: c. 1837
Decade Made: 1830-1839
Owner: Private collection
Contributor: Centre County Historical Society


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Mostly square
Object Dimensions: 17.50 H x 16.50 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: 21.75 H x 21.00 W (inches)
Borders: 1
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: 2
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Personal name, Date, Verse or other block of text, Maker signature
Text medium: Stitched
Elizabeth R. Boger. June. 18
Aged 8 years
Motifs/Symbols: Architectural, Birds and insects, Floral and plant, Geometric, Human made object
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Blue, Brown, Gold, Green, Pink, Rust, Tan, White, Yellow
Thread Condition: Borders: Intact
Text: Intact
Symbols: Intact
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross, Eyelet, Four sided, Queen or rococo, Satin
Thread Count: Vertical:
Horizontal:

Maker History

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Birth Name:
Sampler, Pennsylvania death certificate for Elizabeth Rachel Boger (1829-1916)
Birthdate:
Pennsylvania death certificate for Elizabeth Rachel Boger (1829-1916)
Birth Location:
County:
State Pennsylvania death certificate for Elizabeth Rachel Boger (1829-1916)
Death Date:
Pennsylvania death certificate for Elizabeth Rachel Boger (1829-1916)
Death Location:
Pennsylvania death certificate for Elizabeth Rachel Boger (1829-1916)
Religion:
Protestant
Parents:
Pennsylvania death certificate for Elizabeth Rachel Boger (1829-1916)
Ancestry.com family tree
Ancestry.com family tree
Pennsylvania death certificate for Elizabeth Rachel Boger (1829-1916)
Findagrave: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/128806333/george-bogar
Findagrave: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/128806333/george-bogar
Marriages:
Children:

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

Literature:

Author(s): Centre County Historical Society
Title: Unraveling the Threads of History
Publication/Publisher: Centre County Historical Society
Date: 2017

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