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Alphabet Sampler

1955.29 (RS103871)

Description

Alphabet sampler; small square on green linen ground; cross stitch with cross stitch border. Polychromatic lettering. Alphabets: #1-complete, #2 - missing "J"; Numbers"1-12"

Details

Maker
Childs, Hannah, 1799- (Embroiderer)
Date
1807
Inscriptions
""Hannah Childs aged 8/ Westborough Sept. 1807""
Material
cross-stitching
embroidering
linen (material)
silk (textile)
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Westborough (Worcester county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
Alphabet
alphabets (symbols)
Cross-stitched
cross-stitching
Embroidered
embroidering
Linen
linen (material)
needlework (visual works)
Numbers
numerals
Sampler
samplers (embroidery)
Silk
silk (textile)
Dimensions
6 1/4 x 7 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1955.29
Credit Line
Gift from Mrs. Annette Hill
GUSN
45687

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