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Alphabet Sampler

1932.508 (RS103803)

Description

Alphabet sampler with zig-zag cross stitched border. Rows separated by lines of cross stitching. Upper half letters are slate blue, lower half are yellow. Alphabets: #1 complete plus "&" and "S"; #2 complete; #3 complete. Numbers: "1-11".

Details

Maker
Wilkinson, Sarah Snelling, 1818-1905 (Embroiderer)
Date
1828
Inscriptions
"Wrought by Sarah / Snelling Drew / Aged 9 years Boston March / the 17th 1828 "Be virtuous and be H/appy" (Embroidered)
Location of origin
Massachusetts
Material
cross-stitching
embroidering
linen (material)
silk (textile)
Object type
Art
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
cross-stitching
Education
embroidering
linen (material)
needlework (visual works)
Sampler
samplers (embroidery)
silk (textile)
Dimensions
17 x 7 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1932.508
Credit Line
Gift from Mrs. Sidney R. Burleigh
GUSN
34887

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