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Alphabet/Pictorial Sampler

1918.1422 (RS103751)

Description

Sampler on cream wool ground. Plain cross stitch border. Large scale Dutch town house with stepped gable roof on right. Two towers with tan/pink/blue horizontally striped flags located centrally. Flowers, animals and figures surround. Alphabet below. Polychromatic. Motifs: peacock-pride and vanity, eternity

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1812
Inscriptions
""S.F.Graus Oud 7 /Aar Anno 1812 Den 16 Juni"" ""S.F.Graus age 7 years old Anno 1812 of 16 June""-Foekje Boersma (7/29/94) Dutch intern. (Embroidered)
Location of origin
Netherlands
Material
cross-stitching
embroidering
silk (textile)
wool (textile)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
cross-stitching
embroidering
needlework (visual works)
Sampler
samplers (embroidery)
silk (textile)
wool (textile)
Dimensions
13 1/2 x 15 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1918.1422
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Mary C. Wheelwright
GUSN
28472

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