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Alphabet Sampler

1934.3068 (RS264673)

Description

Alphabet sampler worked in yellow thread on green linen ground. Cross stitched exterior border with secondary cross stitched border around inscription. Alphabets: #1 complete; #2 complete. Numbers: "1-7".

Details

Maker
Fowler, Clarissa, 1802-1873 (Embroiderer)
Date
1811
Inscriptions
"Clarissa Fowler / Sampler Wrought / in the 10th year / of her age 1811" (Embroidered)
Associated Building
Original To Samuel Fowler House.
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
10 x 7 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1934.3068
GUSN
37590

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