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Pictorial/Alphabet Sampler

1959.742 (RS103874)

Description

Large scale vase of flowers at center. Alphabet worked at bottom left. Unfinished; probably made just for practice. Natural linen ground, horizontal rectangle. Polychromatic. Alphabets: #1 "A-Y", #2 "A-O", missing "J".

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1800
Inscriptions
Alphabets:#1 ""A-Y"" #2 ""A-O"", missing J
Associated Building
Original to Marrett House (Standish, Me.).
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
7 1/2 x 11 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1959.742
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances S. Marrett
GUSN
46243

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