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Alphabet/Verse Sampler

1923.232 (RS103762)

Description

Unfinished alphabet/verse sampler on ivory linen ground. Monochromatic threads. Border of two rows of cross-stitch. Alphabets: #1 complete, (AA,BB,CC...) double letters; #2 missing "J"; #3 missing "J"; #4 "A-U", missing "J". Numbers: "1-8". Stitches used: eyelet hole stitch and cross stitch.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
""Youth is the season for improvement"" (Embroidered)
Material
cross-stitching
embroidering
linen (material)
silk (textile)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
cross-stitching
Education
embroidering
linen (material)
needlework (visual works)
Sampler
samplers (embroidery)
silk (textile)
Dimensions
13 1/2 x 11 1/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1923.232
Credit Line
Gift from Miss Eleanor L. May
GUSN
29849

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