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Framed Pictoral Samplers

1935.86 (RS103819)

Description

Ten small pictoral needlework samplers framed together. Images depict :Mayflower ship, challis, arrow and flowers, Governor Carver's chair, basket of flowers, flowers, flowers spelling "Love," anchor and wreath, and a house. Silk and wool on bristol board.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1860
Inscriptions
""Love," "Hope Ever," "Oaken Chair of Gov. Carver's brought in the Mayflower, 1620"" (Embroidered)
"Worked by Mrs. Caroline E. (Newell) Smith, of Boston, about 1850-60" "Gift of Miss Caroline M. Smith, 19 Nov. 1934" "1934.0000"" (typed)
Location of origin
Massachusetts
Material
Berlin woolwork
bristol board
cross stitch
silk (fiber)
wool (textile)
Object type
Art
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Berlin woolwork
bristol board
cross stitch
history (discipline)
needlework (visual works)
Sampler
samplers (embroidery)
silk (fiber)
wool (textile)
Dimensions
11 3/16 x 20 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1935.86
Credit Line
Gift from Miss. Caroline M. Smith
GUSN
37627

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