SAM-05009

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SAM-05009

Estimated Date Stitched:
1836

Estimated Age of Stitcher:

School and/or Teacher:

Name of Stitcher:
Janet Turnbull

Type of Sampler:
other*
*House

Size of Sampler:
Width: 44cm
Height: 47cm

Description:

Condition: Good

Description of condition:

Conserved, wet cleaned and blocked Mar. 25, 1982

Fabric Type:
Linen

Approximate thread count:
18

Embroidery thread type:
wool

Number of letters:

Case:

Description of alphabets:

Number of sets of numerals:

Description of numerals:

Borders: other*
*Meandering carnation border. Hemstitch edge.

Motifs: plants, buildings

Type of stitches: Cross

Name or initials on sampler: Janet Turnbull

Verse or Inscription:

Janet Turnbull Janr’y 1836

Owner / Donor Story:

Brought to Canada about 1910. Family settled in the Peterborough area and then in Toronto.

Donor Information: Henry H. Gordon

Other Information:

Photographs

No. of photographs: Number of photographs: 2

Description of photographs:

Reference numbers: (Museum, archive or other references associated with sampler)

Accession Number: 1961.14

Catalogue Number: FBH;fort;177

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