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Alphabet/Verse Sampler

1951.73 (RS103865)

Description

Alphabet/Verse sampler with lines letters divided by lines of cross stitch and half cross stitch. Polychromatic threads. Alphabets: #1 "A-Y", missing "J", "U"; #2 "A-Z", missing "J", "U". Stitches used: cross stitch, eyelet hole stitch, and star stitch.

Details

Maker
Sevey, Sarah (Embroiderer)
Date
1773
Inscriptions
""SARAH SEVEY IS MY NAME.ENGLA/ND IS MY NATION I/S MY PORTSMOUT/H IS MY DWELLING.G/PLACE AND CHRI/ST IS MY SALVATI/ON THE YEAR 1773"" (Embroidered)
Material
cross-stitching
embroidering
linen (material)
silk (textile)
Object type
Art
Places
Portsmouth (Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom)
Descriptive terms
cross-stitching
Education
embroidering
linen (material)
needlework (visual works)
Sampler
samplers (embroidery)
silk (textile)
Dimensions
14 1/2 x 7 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1951.73
Credit Line
Gift from Miss Ada H. Hersey
GUSN
45323

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