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Sampler

Description

Rectangular form polychrome alphabet sampler with pomegranate-like design at lower right. Inscription across lower third of sampler: "Bridget Walker wrought this in the 9th/ year of her age Con/cord County Rock-/ ingham/ 1792". Framed under glass in painted black wood frame with gilt edge.

Details

Maker
Walker, Bridget, b. 1783 (Embroiderer)
Date
1792
Inscriptions
See description.
Location of origin
Rockingham, New Hampshire
Associated Building
Gilman Garrison House (Exeter, N.H.).
Material
linen (material)
wool (textile)
Object type
Art
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
Alphabet
alphabets (symbols)
Education
education
Linen
needlework (visual works)
Possibly linen (material)
Possibly wool (textile)
Sampler
samplers (embroidery)
Wool
Dimensions
14.625 x 10.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1966.1421
Credit Line
Bequest of William Perry Dudley
GUSN
26129

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