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Alphabet/Verse Sampler

1962.129 (RS103883)

Description

Alphabet/Verse Sampler. Vertical rectangle, natural linen ground. Large scale floral border, alphabet and verse between two large green posts with a M shaped canopy above. Polychromatic. One alphabet missing "I" & "U". Cross stitch, satin stitch, long and short satin, stem, filling, whip stitch, and feather stitch.

Details

Maker
Pickard, Hannah, 1789- (Embroiderer)
Date
1801
Inscriptions
""Hannah Pickard's Work, Wrought/At Tweleve Years Old May 1801."" ""While these delightful arts my tender mind employ/May I prepared be My Maker to enjoy.""
Material
cross-stitching
embroidering
linen (material)
silk (textile)
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)
Sampler
samplers (embroidery)
Silk
silk (textile)
Dimensions
20 x 18 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1962.129
Credit Line
Gift from Mrs. Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
46682

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