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Alphabet Sampler

1940.952 (RS103841)

Description

Alphabet Sampler. Vertical rectangle. Rows separated by cross stitch. Cross stitch border. Small trees at lower right. Natural linen ground. Polychromatic. Alphabets: #1 - complete, #2 - complete, #3 - missing "J"; Numbers: "1-12"; cross stitch, satin stitch

Details

Maker
Hall, Lydia, 1802- (Embroiderer)
Date
1814
Inscriptions
""Lydia Halls Work Wrought in the/twelfth year of her age 1814"" (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
10 5/8 x 8 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1940.952
Credit Line
Bequest of Mrs. Lizzie F. C. Lansing
GUSN
40781

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