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Alphabet Sampler

1916.144 (RS103732)

Description

Alphabet Sampler. Square ivory linen ground. Blue and tan alphabets separated by rows of cross stitch. Name and date at bottom in black. Alphabets: #1-complete, #2-missing "J", #3-missing "J"; Numbers: "1-14"; cross stitch

Details

Maker
Lyon, Elizabeth Ann, 1806-1834 (Embroiderer)
Date
1814
Inscriptions
""Elizabeth Ann Lyon/ Aged 8 years 1814"" (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
7 1/4 x 7 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1916.144
Credit Line
Gift of Mary E. Saunders
GUSN
27356

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