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Alphabet Sampler

1955.30 (RS103872)

Description

Small, square alphabet sampler on green linen ground. Cross stitch border, polychromatic lettering. Alphabets: #1-complete, #2-missing "J"; Numbers: "1-10"

Details

Maker
Childs, Lucy, 1797- (Embroiderer)
Date
ca. 1807
Inscriptions
""Lucy Childs aged/10 Westborough/October 1807 &/ LC"" (Embroidered)
Material
cross-stitching
embroidering
linen (material)
silk (textile)
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Probably Westborough (Worcester county, Massachusetts)
Westborough
Descriptive terms
Alphabet
alphabets (symbols)
Cross-stitched
cross-stitching
Education
education
Embroidered
embroidering
Linen
linen (material)
needlework (visual works)
Numbers
numerals
Sampler
samplers (embroidery)
Silk
silk (textile)
Dimensions
7 x 6 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1955.30
GUSN
45688

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