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Alphabet Sampler

1916.47 (RS103734)

Description

Alphabet Sampler. Vertical rectangle, natural linen ground. Border of tan triangles next to inner border of blue and cream diamonds. Alphabets above and below central register of floral embroidery. Polychromatic. Alphabets:#1-complete; #2-"A-V"; cross stitch, satin stitch.

Details

Maker
Church, Abigail (Embroiderer)
Date
1816-1818
Inscriptions
""Abigail Church"" (Embroidered)
Material
cross-stitching
embroidering
linen (material)
silk (textile)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
cross-stitching
embroidering
linen (material)
needlework (visual works)
Sampler
samplers (embroidery)
silk (textile)
Dimensions
11 1/2 x 8 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1916.47
Credit Line
Gift from Mrs. Evelyn M. Guilford
GUSN
27335

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