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19th c. Wood Slate Embroidery Frame w/ Caroline Quintard Sampler
RARE wood embroidery slate frame with original marking sampler worked by Caroline Quintard in 1815.
"Caroline Quintard, Age 12 Ys Bo / rn Feb 20th 1803"
Frame made by her father, Evert Quintard, a cabinet and furniture maker. Wonderful box and finial construction on roller ends, with iron nail attached twill tape, and small wood peg system.
See father's advertisement in the Norwalk Gazette, 24 Aug 1830.
Private Evert Quintard was an American Revolutionary soldier, serving in Captain Pedit’s Company of Artificers March – November 1780, and Captain Jabez Gregory’s Company, December 1780 – May 1781
Birth: 20 Feb 1804, Norwalk, Fairfield, CT
Father: Evert Quintard (1 Nov 1761 - 12 Aug 1833) #170456163
Mother: Hannah Mather Raymond Betts (6 Jun 1770 - 16 Aug 1846)
Spouse: David Gedney (28 Feb 1801 - 10 Jan 1892)
Marriage: 25 Mar 1823, Brookfield, Fairfield, CT
Death: 26 Feb 1829
Burial: Greenwood Union Cemetery, Rye, Westchester, NY
Memorial ID: 170456491
Frame: 17.75" x 12" x 1"
Sampler: 12" x 6.5"
Frame: Pegs are not original to frame. 1" long split in bottom of left side arm. Surface wear and small dings to handles.
Sampler: Fading and ground loss. Rusted pins.