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Alphabet Sampler

1939.231 (RS103833)

Description

Alphabet Sampler. Vertical rectangle, ivory linen ground. Alphabets in top half, a cross surrounded by flowers below. Three alphabets: #1 missing "S","T","U", #2 missing "Y","Z", #3 missing "N-Q", "V-,Z"; cross stitch, star stitch, satin stitch

Details

Maker
Patterson, Mary, 1832- (Embroiderer)
Date
1843
Inscriptions
""Wrought by Mary Patterson Aged 11 yrs."" (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 3/4 x 10 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1939.231
Credit Line
Gift from Miss Mary P. Lord
GUSN
40216

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