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Alphabet/Verse Sampler

1923.234 (RS103763)

Description

Alphabet/Verse Sampler. Ivory linen ground. Vertical rectangle, polychromatic. Many rows of large and small scale Greek key pattern cross stitched at bottom and throughout. Alphabets: #1 complete, #2 missing "J", #3 complete: Numbers: "1-3", "1-9", "1-9,0", "1-8"

Details

Maker
Walcott, Elizabeth D., 1843- (Embroiderer)
Date
1851
Inscriptions
""Elizabeth D. Walcott Aged 8 /Wrought in the year 1851 Sept. 16 "" ""Now that my journey's just begun/My road so little trod/I'll come before I further run/And give myself to God"" (Embroidered)
Material
cross-stitching
embroidering
linen (material)
silk (textile)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Alphabet
alphabets (symbols)
Cross-stitched
cross-stitching
Education
education
Embroidered
embroidering
Linen
linen (material)
needlework (visual works)
Numbers
numerals
Poetry
poetry
Sampler
samplers (embroidery)
Silk
silk (textile)
Dimensions
12 x 10 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1923.234
Credit Line
Gift from Miss Eleanor L. May
GUSN
29850

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