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Alphabet/Pictorial Sampler

1939.232 (RS103834)

Description

Alphabet/Pictorial Sampler. Vertical rectangle, ivory linen ground. Alphabets at top. Large scale potted flowers flanked by trees and birds below. Green and white heart in lower right corner. Alphabets: #1-complete, #2-complete, #3-missing "J", #4-"A-U"; Numbers: "1-13"; cross stitch, eyelet hole, star stitch, satin stitch, other.

Details

Maker
Patterson, Lydia, 1823- (Embroiderer)
Date
1834
Inscriptions
""Wrought by Lydia Patterson aged 10 yrs/ Kennebunk Port March 3d 1834"" (Embroidered)
Location of origin
Maine
Material
cross-stitching
embroidering
linen (material)
silk (textile)
Object type
Art
Places
Kennebunkport (York county, Maine)
Maine (United States)
Descriptive terms
cross-stitching
embroidering
linen (material)
needlework (visual works)
Sampler
samplers (embroidery)
silk (textile)
Dimensions
16 3/4 x 12 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1939.232
Credit Line
Gift of Mary P. Lord
GUSN
40217

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