Genealogical Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1820-1821

GUSN

GUSN-38019

Description

Alphabet/Genealogical sampler on green ground. Cross stitch border. Stitches used: cross stitch and eyelet hole.

Details

Descriptive Terms

samplers (embroidery)
needlework (visual works)
cross-stitching
embroidering
linen (material)
silk (textile)
Sampler

Inscription

""Family Record. Eben.r Page born/June 12 1746 was married to Mary Osgood Augu/st 16 1772 Reuben Page born Nov. 6 1774 Israel/Page born Oct. 6 1776 Eben.r Page born Jan. 10. 1778/Mary Page born Dec. 7 1780 The wife of Eben'r/Page died Sept 13 1781 he was married to Mary Tuc/ker March 13 1784 born March 31 1758 Betsy Page/born June 1785 Hannah Page born June 29 1788 Dor/othy Page born Sept 25, 1790 Jabez Page born Oct. 8/1793 Miriam Page born Aug. 26, 1795 Sally Page/born Feb. 14, 1799 Dorothy Page died May 14 1812 in her/22 year Eben'r Page Jr. Died Dec. 8 1819 in his 42 year Engage this roving sinful heart/ To fix on Mary's better part/ To change the trifles of the day/ For joys that none can take away Miriam Page/ Danville Vermont"" (Embroidered)

Maker

Page, Miriam, b. 1796 (Embroiderer)

Location of Origin

Danville, Vermont

Dimensions

19 1/2 x 18 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift from Miss Alice L. Blaisdell

Accession Number

1935.910

Places

Vermont (United States)
Danville (Caledonia county, Vermont)