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Alphabet/Pictorial Sampler

1923.604 (RS103770)

Description

Horizontal rectangle. Cream linen ground; polychromatic, but faded. Floral border enclosing, one alphabet at top ship with two flags (pink/yellow/blue horizontal stripes), at top right. Small figures, birds and large scale flowers. Alphabets: #1 "A-W", without "J"', "R", "U"; cross stitch, eyelet hole stitch.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1833
Inscriptions
""1833"" (Embroidered)
Location of origin
Netherlands
Material
cross-stitching
embroidering
linen (material)
silk (textile)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Cross-stitched
cross-stitching
Education
education
Embroidered
embroidering
Flag
flags
Floral
floral patterns
Linen
linen (material)
needlework (visual works)
Sampler
samplers (embroidery)
Ship
ships
Silk
silk (textile)
Dimensions
12 1/2 x 16 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1923.604
Credit Line
Gift from Miss Mary C. Wheelwright
GUSN
30013

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