Object Details

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Image courtesy of The Centre County Historical Society, Pennsylvania

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Sampler Archive ID: SA002385
Maker: Unknown
Maker Birthplace: Probably Pennsylvania
Maker Age: Unknown
Place Made: Pennsylvania
Year Made: Unknown
Decade Made: Unsure
Owner: Richard Pencek
Contributor: Centre County Historical Society


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Show Towel
Needlework techniques: Embroidery Drawn work Other fringe
Shape: Tall rectangle
Object Dimensions: 40.5 H x 18 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: There is no frame.
Borders: None
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: None
Enclosures: None
Text types: Personal initials
Text medium: Stitched
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Motifs/Symbols: Floral and plant, Human made object, heart
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Pink
Thread Condition:
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross, Rice, Cretan, Fagoting
Thread Count: Vertical:
Horizontal:

Maker History

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Birth Name: Unknown
Birthdate:
Birth Location:
City: Probably Pennsylvania
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Parents:
Mother: Unknown
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Father: UnknownBirth: Death:
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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-Sep. 24, 2017

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