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Alphabet Sampler

1960.114 (RS103876)

Description

Alphabet Sampler. Vertical rectangle. Natural linen ground. Horizontal bands of decorative needlework at top and bottom, including undulating wave, floral and geometric, polychromatic. Alphabets: #1 missing "J", "U", #2 missing "J", "U", Numbers: "1-16"; cross stitch, eyelet hole.

Details

Maker
Scollay, Mary (Embroiderer)
Date
1773
Inscriptions
""Mary Scollay 1773"" (Embroidered)
Material
cross-stitching
embroidering
linen (material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Alphabet
alphabets (symbols)
Cross-stitched
cross-stitching
Education
education
Embroidered
embroidering
Floral
floral patterns
Linen
linen (material)
needlework (visual works)
Numbers
numerals
Sampler
samplers (embroidery)
Silk
Dimensions
12 1/8 x 8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1960.114
Credit Line
Gift from Mrs. Grace P. Hurlburt
GUSN
46366

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