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Alphabet Sampler

1961.150 (RS103879)

Description

Small alphabet sampler, vertical rectangle. Natural linen ground, polychromatic. Rows of geometric needlework at top. Alphabets: #1 missing "J", "U"

Details

Maker
Purinton, Huldah (Embroiderer)
Date
1771
Inscriptions
""HULDA M . PU/RINTUN BOR/N THE 3 OF TH________"" ""1771""
Material
cross-stitching
embroidering
linen (material)
silk (textile)
Object type
Art
Places
Lynn (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
cross-stitching
embroidering
linen (material)
needlework (visual works)
Sampler
samplers (embroidery)
silk (textile)
Dimensions
7 1/2 x 5 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1961.150
Credit Line
Gift of Alice and Emil Ahlborn
GUSN
46500

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