Skip to content

Search Collections

Sampler

1949.889 (RS119995)

Description

Alphabet sampler; two alphabets; first one without "J"; numbers 1-10; flower border; sawtooth around alphabet and inscription; floral designs under inscription; cross stich lines inbetween lines of letters and text.

Details

Maker
Powles, Lucretia
Inscriptions
"Lucretia Powles sampler/ worked In the twelfth Year/ of her Age AD 1797" (Embroidered)
Material
cross stitch
linen (material)
needlework (visual works)
silk (fiber)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
cross stitch
floral patterns
letters (signs)
linen (material)
needlework (visual works)
numbers
Probably silk (fiber)
Sampler
samplers (embroidery)
Accession Number
1949.889
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
251590

Comments