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Alphabet/Pictorial Sampler

1918.1412 (RS103743)

Description

Alphabet/Pictorial sampler on natural linen ground. Polychrome silk threads. 2 1/2 inch wide floral vine border. Alphabet in top half with large scale flowering tree, birds, butterflies, dog, and potted flowers below. Three complete alphabets; "AEIOUY"; and Numbers: "1-9,0". Stitches used: cross stitch.

Details

Maker
Gough, M B (Embroiderer)
Date
ca. 1835
Inscriptions
""M B Gough"" ""-835"" (Embroidered)
Material
cross-stitching
embroidering
linen (material)
silk (textile)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
cross-stitching
Education
embroidering
linen (material)
needlework (visual works)
Sampler
samplers (embroidery)
silk (textile)
Dimensions
17 x 16 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1918.1412
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Mary C. Wheelwright
GUSN
28463

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