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Alphabet Sampler

1918.1413 (RS103744)

Description

Alphabet sampler on natural linen ground. Polychromatic threads. Cross stitch border. Alphabets at top with geometric trees and birds beneath. Inscription at bottom. Alphabets: #1-missing J & U; #2-missing J & U; #3-missing J & U. Numbers: "1-12".

Details

Maker
Hulme, Ruth (Embroiderer)
Date
1772
Inscriptions
""Ruth Hulme (female symbol) Her / Sampler December 1772"" (Embroidered)
Material
cross-stitching
embroidering
linen (material)
silk (textile)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
cross-stitching
Education
embroidering
linen (material)
needlework (visual works)
numerals
Sampler
samplers (embroidery)
silk (textile)
Dimensions
12 x 6 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1918.1413
Credit Line
Gift from Miss Mary C. Wheelwright
GUSN
28464

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