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Sampler

2004.3.6 (RS103960)

Description

Cross-stitch alphabet sampler; brown linen ground; framed; wool yarn; floral border; one complete alphabet; numbers 1-11; convertible car; full-rigged sailing ship and sailboat depicted; maker identified; dated.

Details

Maker
Little, Nina Fletcher, 1903-1993 (Maker)
Date
1914
Inscriptions
"Sampler Worked by Nina Fletcher/ When11 years old. Design by Miss Jennie Brooks of Salem" (handwritten)
"Fortun Bros. Pictures & Framers 4 Park Sq., Boston" (printed)
"Sampler worked by / Nina Fletcher / Age 11 years - - 1914" (Embroidered)
Location of origin
Massachusetts
Associated Building
Used At Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
linen (material)
wood (plant material)
wool (hair)
yarn
Object type
Art
Places
Brookline (Norfolk county, Massachusetts)
Essex county (Massachusetts) [county]
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Alphabet
Education
letters (signs)
linen (material)
Needlework
needlework (visual works)
numbers
Numbers
Sampler
samplers (embroidery)
wood (plant material)
wool (hair)
yarn
Dimensions
14 3/16 x 10 15/16 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2004.3.6
Credit Line
Gift of Selina F. Little
GUSN
187818

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