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Sarah Bassett, 1800

Sampler Archive ID: SA002386
Maker: Sarah Bassett
Maker Birthplace: Unknown
Maker Age: Unknown
Place Made: Unknown
Year Made: 1800
Decade Made: 1800-1810
Owner: Richard Pencek
Contributor: Centre County Historical Society


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Sampler
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Wide rectangle
Object Dimensions: 7.75 H x 10.25 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: 11.00 H x 13.12 W (inches)
Borders: None
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: 7
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Personal name, Date, Maker signature
Text medium: Stitched
SARAH BASSETTS SAMPLER 1800
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Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
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Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Blue, Brown, Tan, White
Thread Condition: Text: Intact
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross
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-Sep. 24, 2017

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