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Sampler

2014.42.3 (RS264672)

Description

Alphabet/Verse sampler with rainbow colored embroidery depicting A to Z alphabet, numbers 1 through 0, birds with worms, and flowers. Green and yellow embroidered border. Cotton ground. Plain gilt frame.

Details

Maker
Glaser, Olive Smith (Embroiderer)
Date
1940
Inscriptions
"This is my Sampler,/ Here you see / What care my Mother / Took of me. / Olive H. Milne 1940 / age 10 years" (In various color thread.)
"Worked by Olive Hastings Milne in 1940" (Handwritten)
"The Stitching Post / (410)788-7760, 67 MELLOW AVE., BALTIMORE, MD" (In blue, on gold oval sticker on back bottom center of frame.)
Location of origin
Wellesley, MA, United States
Material
cotton (textile)
thread
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Possibly cotton (textile)
Sampler
samplers (embroidery)
thread
Dimensions
15 11/16 x 5/8 (WxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2014.42.3
Credit Line
Gift of Olive Smith Glaser
GUSN
297828

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