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Alphabet Sampler

1935.1428 (RS103816)

Description

Alphabet Sampler. Square, natural linen ground. Strawberry vine border. Alphabets in cream and black lettering. Name at bottom in green thread with two trees flanking a geometric design below. Alphabets: #1-incomplete; #2-"A-Q"; #3-incomplete

Details

Maker
Hill, Lydia, 1797- (Embroiderer)
Date
ca. 1808
Inscriptions
""Sept 13 AD 1808"" ""Lydia Hill's sampler/wrought in the 11th year of/her age"" (Embroidered)
Material
cross-stitching
embroidering
linen (material)
silk (textile)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
cross-stitching
embroidering
linen (material)
needlework (visual works)
Sampler
samplers (embroidery)
silk (textile)
Dimensions
12 x 12 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1935.1428
Credit Line
Gift of William Sumner Appleton
GUSN
38259

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