Object Details

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Image courtesy of The Centre County Historical Society, Pennsylvania

E. E., 1849

Sampler Archive ID: SA002388
Maker: Unknown
Maker Birthplace: Probably Pennsylvania
Maker Age: Unknown
Place Made: Pennsylvania
Year Made: 1849
Decade Made: 1840-1849
Owner: Diane & James Farr
Contributor: Centre County Historical Society


Physical Characteristics

Object type: Show Towel
Needlework techniques: Embroidery Crochet
Shape: Tall rectangle
Object Dimensions: 49.75 H x 14.75 W (inches)
Framed Dimensions: There is no frame.
Borders: None
Decorative Bands: 1
Dividing Lines: 2
Enclosures: None
Text types: Number series, Personal initials, Date, Maker signature
Text medium: Stitched
1849
E. E.
Motifs/Symbols: Animals, Birds and insects, Floral and plant, Geometric, Human made object
Scenes/Pictures: None
Ground: Linen
Ground Condition: Wear:
Cleanliness:
Loss:
Thread: Silk
Thread Colors Front: Black, Blue, Gold, Green, Pink, Red, White
Thread Condition: Borders: Intact
Text: Intact
Symbols: Intact
Other Materials: None
Stitch Types: Cross
Thread Count: Vertical:
Horizontal:

Maker History

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Birth Name: Unknown
Birthdate:
Birth Location:
City: Probably Pennsylvania
County:
State:
Death Date:
Death Location:
Religion:
Parents:
Mother: Unknown
Birth: Death:
Father: UnknownBirth: Death:
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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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