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Sampler

2004.1.19 (RS103959)

Description

Alphabet and number sampler on linen ground with silk threads. Cross stitch and Gobelin stitch. Complete upper case and lower case alphabets, numbers 1-9, and maker's name and age with verse. Wooden frame with gold finish, covered with glass.

Details

Maker
Dickinson, Mary (Embroiderer)
Date
1805-1820
Inscriptions
""Mary Dickinson's/ samplerrr wrought in / the 10 year of her age/ variety we still pur/ sue with pleasure" (Embroidered)
Location of origin
United States, New England
Associated Building
Used At Daniel Carr House Main House.
Material
cross stitch
embroidery (visual works)
linen (material)
silk (textile)
Object type
Art
Places
Probably New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
Alphabet
cross stitch
Education
education
embroidery (visual works)
letters (signs)
linen (material)
Needlework
numbers
Numbers
Sampler
samplers (embroidery)
silk (textile)
Dimensions
10 1/2 x 9 1/8 x 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2004.1.19
Credit Line
Estate of Alma Field Duckworth
GUSN
222379

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