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Cut Paper Sampler

1934.1361 (RS103809)

Description

Sampler made from lace, embossed and printed paper valentine, cut out and applied to a satin foundation cloth and decorated with a ribbon; depicts a dancing girl with gold bird above and cherubs on either side, a small flower wreath, larger flowers; polychromatic; faded gold embossed paper with scrolling foliage surrounds the colorful center; wood frame; under glass.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1853
Associated Building
Used At Samuel Fowler House (Danversport, Mass.).
Material
cloth
embossed prints
glass (material)
glue
paper (fiber product)
printed ephemera
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
cloth
embossed prints
figure- and animal-derived motifs
floral patterns
glass (material)
glue
needlework (visual works)
paper (fiber product)
printed ephemera
Sampler
samplers (embroidery)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
11 1/2 x 9 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1934.1361
Credit Line
Gift from Miss Daphne Dunbar
GUSN
36917

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