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Call #:
1916.3.1
Title:
Judith Paul's Sampler
Collection type:
Textiles
Author/Creator :
  • Paul, Judith - Embroiderer
  • Date:
    1791
    Object type:
    8: Communication Artifacts; Art; Sampler
    Materials:
    silk floss
    linen plain weave
    Medium:
    Embroidery
    Place of production/origin:
    United States, Rhode Island, Providence
    Description:
    Sampler with motto, house with orchard, two couples and two deer, each in separate row and a surrounding floral motif topped by heart and doves all worked in satin, cross, and queen stitches.
    Dimensions:
    Height:17 in x Width:13.5 in
    Subjects:
    Needlework
    Research Notes:
    Made in Polly Balch's School, Providence - noted for public buildings on its samplers.
    Provenance:
    Gift of Mrs. L. Knight , 1916-10-09
    Bibliographic References:
    (Exhibited at RIHS March - December 1970.)
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