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Jane Ross, 1835

Sampler Archive ID: SA002383
Maker: Jane Ross
Maker Birthplace: Unknown
Maker Age: Unknown
Place Made: Unknown
Year Made: 1835
Decade Made: 1830-1839
Owner: Private collection
Contributor: Centre County Historical Society


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Wide rectangle
Object Dimensions: 15.50 H x 19.50 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: 19.50 H x 23.50 W (inches)
Borders: 1
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: 9
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Number series, Personal name, Place name, Date, Verse, Maker signature
Text medium: Stitched
Jane Ross s work. nit new Oct.16th AD 1835
Oh that the Lord would guide my ways
To keep his statutes still!
Oh! that my God would grant me grace
To know and do his will!
Motifs/Symbols: Floral and plant
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
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Thread: Silk Wool
Thread Colors Front: Black, Blue, Gold, Green, Red, White
Thread Condition: Borders: Intact
Text: Intact
Symbols: Intact
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross, Chain, Eyelet, Four sided, Long arm cross, Queen or rococo, Rice, Satin, Stem, Herringbone
Thread Count: Vertical:
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Maker History

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Object History

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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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