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Alphabet Sampler

1936.964 (RS103823)

Description

Alphabet sampler on natural linen ground. Black lettering with white satin stitch border. Alphabets: #1 complete; #2 complete; #3 missing "J". Numbers: "1-9". Stitches used: cross stitch and satin stitch.

Details

Maker
Spalding, Sybel, 1808- (Embroiderer)
Date
1818
Inscriptions
"Sybel Spalding wrought this in AD 1818 Aged 10 years." (Embroidered)
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
7 1/2 x 17 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1936.964
Credit Line
Gift from Miss Cornelia Durren
GUSN
38846

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