Object Details

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Image courtesy of The Centre County Historical Society, Pennsylvania

Elisabeth Clemmer, 1859

Sampler Archive ID: SA002387
Maker: Elisabeth Clemmer
Maker Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Maker Age: Unknown
Place Made: Pennsylvania
Year Made: 1859
Decade Made: 1850-1859
Owner: Diane & James Farr
Contributor: Centre County Historical Society


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Show Towel
Needlework techniques: Embroidery
Shape: Tall rectangle
Object Dimensions: 41.6 H x 15.0 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: There is no frame.
Borders: None
Decorative Bands: None
Dividing Lines: None
Enclosures: None
Text types: Alphabet, Personal name, Date, Maker signature
Text medium: Stitched
1859
Elisabeth Clemmer
Motifs/Symbols: Birds and insects, Celestial, Floral and plant, Geometric, Human made object
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Cotton
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Cotton Unsure
Thread Colors Front: Blue, Pink
Thread Condition: Text: Intact
Symbols: Intact
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross, Hemstitch
Thread Count: Vertical:
Horizontal:

Maker History

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Sampler
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State: Pennsylvania
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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, 2017-Sep. 24, 2017

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