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Sampler

1995.454 (RS103954)

Description

Unfinished alphabet sampler; linen ground; silk thread; strawberry and geometric border; two complete upper case alphabets; one complete lower case alphabet; cross stitch, satin stitch and various other stitches in a geometric pattern at the lower border.

Details

Maker
Sanborn, Helen, 1872 (Embroiderer)
Date
late 19th century
Material
linen (material)
silk (fiber)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Alphabet
alphabets (symbols)
education
linen (material)
needlework (visual works)
Sampler
samplers (embroidery)
silk (fiber)
Dimensions
17 x 16 5/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1995.454
Credit Line
Bequest of Elsie Allen
GUSN
10400

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