Object Details

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Eliza Ricker, 1813

Sampler Archive ID: SA002380
Maker: Eliza Ricker
Maker Birthplace: Madbury, Strafford County, New Hampshire
Maker Age: 10-12 years
Place Made: Madbury, Strafford County, New Hampshire
Year Made: 1813
Decade Made: 1810-1819
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 16.60 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: 18.75 H x 18.00 W (inches)
Borders: 2
Decorative Bands: 1
Dividing Lines: 8
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Number series, Personal name, Place name, Date, Verse, Maker signature
Text medium: Stitched
Teach me to feel anothers woe
And hide the fault i see
That mercy i to others show
That mercy show to me
Eliza Ricker aged 11 years Madbury August 9th 1813
Motifs/Symbols: Floral and plant, Geometric
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Black, Blue, Green, Tan, White
Thread Condition: Borders: Intact
Text: Intact
Symbols: Intact
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross, Chain, Eyelet, Long arm cross, Satin, Stem, French knot, Border flowers and leaves--possible effect of thread type
Thread Count: Vertical:
Horizontal:

Maker History

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Birth Name:
Sampler
Birthdate:
Ancestry.com family tree
Birth Location:
Ancestry.com family tree
County: Ancestry.com family tree
State Ancestry.com family tree
Death Date:
Madbury Its People and Places (1968), p. 119, Ancestry.com family tree
Death Location:
Madbury Its People and Places (1968), p. 119
Religion:
Parents:
Ancestry.com family tree
Ancestry.com family tree
Ancestry.com family tree
Madbury Its People and Places (1968), p. 119, Ancestry.com family tree,
Ancestry.com family tree
Ancestry.com family tree
Marriages:
Spouse: William Woodman (1794-1831)Birth: Death:
Date: after 1824Place: Strafford County, New Hampshire
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

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