Comfort Chamberlin's Sampler

Description
This sampler by Comfort Camberlin, dating to 1805, is stitched in cross stitch with silk embroidery thread on a linen ground with a thread count of warp 37, weft 38/ in. The inscription is: “COMFORT CHAMBERLIN 1805.” Comfort Chamberlin was born in 1787 to Samuel (1743-1821) and Sybil Thompson (ca. 1753-1837) Chamberlin in Kent, Litchfield Co., Connecticut. She did not marry and died April 11, 1873, in Kent, Connecticut.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1805
associated dates
1968 01 17 / 1968 01 17
maker
Chamberlin, Comfort
place made
United States
associated place
Unlinked Place
Physical Description
silk (overall material)
linen (overall material)
brown (overall color)
blue (overall color)
cream (overall color)
embroidery (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
average spatial: 9 in x 5 1/4 in; x 22.86 cm x 13.335 cm
ID Number
TE.T14463
accession number
275377
catalog number
T14463.000
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Data Source
National Museum of American History

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