Object Details

Image courtesy of The Centre County Historical Society, Pennsylvania

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Sampler Archive ID: SA002377
Maker: Unknown
Maker Birthplace: Probably Pennsylvania
Maker Age: Unknown
Place Made: Pennsylvania
Year Made: Unknown
Decade Made: Unsure
Owner: Diane & James Farr
Contributor: Centre County Historical Society

Physical Characteristics

Object type: Show Towel
Needlework techniques: Embroidery Drawn work Other Fringe
Shape: Tall rectangle
Object Dimensions: 22.00 H x 19.00 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: 25.75 H x 23.00 W (inches)
Borders: None
Decorative Bands: 2
Dividing Lines: 2
Enclosures: None
Text types: Personal initials
Text medium:
Motifs/Symbols: Birds and insects, Celestial, Floral and plant
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Blue, Pink
Thread Condition: Borders: Intact
Symbols: Intact
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross, Chain, Straight
Thread Count: Vertical:

Maker History

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

Object History

Previous Owners:

Name: Richard Flanders Smith
Relation to maker: UnknownNone

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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