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1932.2466 (RS103801)

Description

Two alphabet samplers sewn together, smaller one stitched to the front of the other; larger piece has five complete alphabets plus "ABC" and "A-W"; numbers "1-6"; each line of letters divided by rows of cross stitch; tan and brown on natural linen ground. Smaller piece has three complete alphabets; numbers "1-8"; inscription; grass and trees; cross stitch, star stitch, other.

Details

Maker
Little, Rebecca Woodruff Brown, b. 1828 (Embroiderer)
Date
1835
Inscriptions
""Rebecca W. Brown"/ "Haverhill"/ "1835"" (Embroidered)
Location of origin
Massachusetts
Material
cross stitch
embroidery (visual works)
linen (material)
silk (fiber)
Object type
Art
Places
Haverhill (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
cross stitch
embroidery (visual works)
linen (material)
Sampler
samplers (embroidery)
silk (fiber)
Dimensions
16 1/2 x 16 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1932.2466
Credit Line
Gift from Mrs. Charles Hall Little
GUSN
242300

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