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Alphabet Sampler

1940.596 (RS103837)

Description

Unfinished alphabet sampler on ivory linen canvas ground. Polychromatic silk threads in vibrant green, pink, red, blue, yellow, and peach. Three complete alphabets. Numbers: "1-19" and Roman numerals: "I-XIII".

Details

Maker
unknown
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
11 1/2 x 12 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1940.596
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Frederic A. Turner
GUSN
40651

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