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Alphabet Sampler

1931.1048 (RS103795)

Description

Alphabet sampler on ivory linen ground. Upper two-thirds worked in pale pink silk thread. Lower third worked in blue and green silk threads. Rows separated by lines of cross stitch. Alphabets: #1 missing "J", most letters repeated (AA,BB,...); #2 missing "J"; #3 complete. Numbers: "1-16".

Details

Maker
Jackson, Mary W. (Embroiderer)
Inscriptions
"Mary W...l / Jackson AE 7" (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 3/8 x 4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1931.1048
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. Robert T. Jackson
GUSN
34095

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