Object Details

Image courtesy of The Centre County Historical Society, Pennsylvania

Ana Maria, 1820

Sampler Archive ID: SA002376
Maker: Ana Maria
Maker Birthplace: Probably Pennsylvania
Maker Age: Unknown
Place Made: Pennsylvania
Year Made: 1820
Decade Made: 1820-1829
Owner: Diane & James Farr
Contributor: Centre County Historical Society

Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Mostly square
Object Dimensions: 15.75 H x 14.80 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: 19.60 H x 18.50 W (inches)
Borders: None
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: 2
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Number series, Personal name, Date, Maker signature
Text medium: Stitched
Ana Maria 1820
Motifs/Symbols: Birds and insects, Celestial, Floral and plant, Geometric, Human figure, Human made object, Religious
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Black, Blue, Brown, Gold, Green, Red, Tan
Thread Condition: Text: Intact
Symbols: Intact
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross
Thread Count: Vertical:

Maker History

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Birth Name: Ana Maria
Birth Location:
City: Probably Pennsylvania
Death Date:
Death Location:
Parents: Mother: Birth: Death:
Father: Birth: Death:

Object History

Previous Owners:

Name: Gordon Sleigh
Relation to maker: Unknown

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


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

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