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Alphabet Sampler

1930.309 (RS103789)

Description

Unfinished alpahbet sampler on ivory linen ground. Rows of letters are separated by lines of decorative needlework. Monochromatic green threads. Alphabets: #1 complete, some letters repeated; #2 missing "J"; #3 complete; #4 complete. Numbers: "1-11". Stitches used: cross stitch and eyelet hole stitch.

Details

Maker
unknown
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
16 5/8 x 15 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1930.309
Credit Line
Gift from Mrs. George S. Selfridge
GUSN
33226

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