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Sampler

Description

Linen sampler, rectangular. Cream-colored background with brown and blue detail. Numbers and alphabet at top, small house with central door and 2 15-paned windows at bottom. House flanked by trees and cats. Cream-colored backing.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
hand sewing
linen (material)
needlepoint (needleworking)
Object type
Art
Places
Maine (United States)
Descriptive terms
Alphabet
alphabets (symbols)
Cat
education
Education
figure- and animal-derived motifs
hand sewing
House
houses
Linen
linen (material)
Machine Sewn
needlepoint (needleworking)
Needlework
needlework (visual works)
Numbers
numerals
Sampler
samplers (embroidery)
small cat
Tree
trees
Dimensions
11.5 x 8.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.4098
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
23816

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