Sampler

Apphia Amanda Young, American, 1822 - 1910

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1838

Linen embroidered with silk thread

Overall: 17 3/8 × 17 3/8 in. (44.1 × 44.1 cm)

Frame: 19 3/4 × 19 3/4 in. (50.2 × 50.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund, the Guernsey Center Moore 1904 Memorial Fund, and the Phyllis and Bertram Geller 1937 Memorial Fund

2006.77

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Textile: Sampler

Classification

Decorative Arts

Not on view

Course History

HIST 9.01, America: From Invasion to Independence, Paul Musselwhite, Fall 2019

HIST 27, WGST 23, Gender and Power in American History from the Colonial Period to the Civil War, Leslie Butler, Spring 2012

Exhibition History

American Folk Art at the Hood Museum of Art (a thematic partial permanent gallery installation); Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, July 16, 2015.

American Art, Colonial to Modern, Israel Sack Gallery and Rush Family Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 31, 2019-January 20, 2020.

American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, William B. Jaffe and Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 9-December 9, 2007.

Publication History

Barbara J. MacAdam, The Collections: New Acquisitions, Hood Museum of Art Quarterly, Hanover, New Hampshire: Dartmouth College, Spring 2007, p.14, ill.

Barbara J. MacAdam, Building on Dartmouth's Historic American Collections: Hood Museum of Art Acquisitions since 1985, The Magazine Antiques, November 2007, New York: Brant Publications, color ill. p. 150.

Barbara J. MacAdam, American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Muesum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 214-215, no. 188.

Provenance

Stephen and Carol Huber, Old Saybrook, Connecticut; sold to present collection, 2006.

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