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Pictorial/Alphabet Sampler

1935.932 (RS103821)

Description

Pictorial Sampler. Ivory linen ground, vertical rectangle, polychromatic. 2 1/4 inch bands of decorative needlework separated by 1 inch borders. Birds and flowers. Alphabet at bottom. Satin stitch, eyelet hole, other. Alphabet: #1 missing "J","U", #2 "A-S", missing "J"

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1729
Inscriptions
""1729"" (Embroidered)
Location of origin
England
Material
embroidering
linen (material)
silk (textile)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Alphabet
alphabets (symbols)
Aves (class)
Bird
Education
education
Embroidered
embroidering
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Floral
floral patterns
Geometric
geometric patterns
Linen
linen (material)
needlework (visual works)
Sampler
samplers (embroidery)
Silk
silk (textile)
Dimensions
16 1/4 x 8 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1935.932
Credit Line
Gift from Miss Mary Wheeler
GUSN
38032

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