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Sampler

2014.42.2 (RS221500)

Description

Framed Sampler. Embroidery on linen depicting the alphabet. Previously removed embroidery objvious in the linen. Surrounded by decorative white and blue border. Eunice Durant (1821-1872).

Details

Maker
Durant, Eunice, 1821-1872 (Embroiderer)
Date
1835
Inscriptions
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQ/RSTUVWXYZ*1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10." (EMBROIDERED)
"Made by/Eunice Durant/about 1835" (handwritten)
"BARTER'S ART SHOP/323 MADISON AVE/...NEW YORK..." (In gold on blue background. Rectangular sticker.)
Location of origin
Boston, MA, United States
Material
embroidering
glass (material)
linen (material)
metal
paper (fiber product)
thread
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
embroidering
glass (material)
linen (material)
metal
paper (fiber product)
Sampler
samplers (embroidery)
thread
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
18 x 1/2 (WxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2014.42.2
Credit Line
Gift of Olive Smith Glaser
GUSN
297827

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