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Alphabet Sampler

1921.36 (RS103759)

Description

Small alphabet sampler. Dark blue thread on ivory wool ground. Undulating wave border at bottom. Alphabets: #1 complete; #2 missing "J". Numbers: "1-12". Stitches used: cross stitch.

Details

Maker
Voax, Sophrona (Embroiderer)
Date
1814
Inscriptions
""Sophrona Voax"", ""1814"" (Embroidered)
Material
cross-stitching
embroidering
silk (textile)
wool (textile)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
cross-stitching
Education
embroidering
needlework (visual works)
Sampler
samplers (embroidery)
silk (textile)
wool (textile)
Dimensions
3 1/2 x 5 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1921.36
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Caroline Leighton
GUSN
29283

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