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Alphabet Sampler

1953.307 (RS103867)

Description

Unfinished alphabet sampler on natural linen ground. Green and cream lettering in upper portion. Border is a double row of green cross stitching 3/4 of an inch apart. Alphabets: #1-complete; #2 complete; #3 complete. Numbers:"1-17". Stitches used: cross stitch.

Details

Maker
Savar, Susan, 1824- (Embroiderer)
Date
1834
Inscriptions
"Susan Savar aged 10 years 1834" (Embroidered)
Associated Building
Used At Parson Smith House.
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
16 x 17 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1953.307
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
45529

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