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Alphabet Sampler

1930.310 (RS103791)

Description

Alphabet sampler on ivory linen ground. Verse at bottom. Two complete alphabets with many letters repeated. Numbers: "1-8" with "3" repeated twice. Polychromatic threads in green and pink. Stitches used: cross stitch and eyelet hole stitch.

Details

Maker
Howard, Sarah T. (Embroiderer)
Date
1820
Inscriptions
"Honor and shame from no condition rise / Act well your part there all the honor lies" "Boston, August 1820" "Sarah T. Howard" (Embroidered)
Location of origin
Boston, Massachusetts
Material
cross-stitching
embroidering
linen (material)
silk (textile)
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
cross-stitching
Education
embroidering
linen (material)
needlework (visual works)
Sampler
samplers (embroidery)
silk (textile)
Dimensions
12 1/4 x 8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1930.310
GUSN
33227

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