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Alphabet Sampler

1964.167 (RS103890)

Description

Oblong on natural linen ground. Central portion is filled with geometric flowers. Deer, birds and trees in lower portion. Alphabets: #1 missing J,U Numbers: "1-13"

Details

Maker
Fitch, Hannah Browne, 1777- (Embroiderer)
Date
1790
Inscriptions
""HANNAH*BROWHR*FITCH*/Aged 13 1790"" (Embroidered)
Material
cross-stitching
embroidering
linen (material)
silk (textile)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Alphabet
alphabets (symbols)
animals
Cross-stitched
cross-stitching
education
Education
Embroidered
embroidering
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Floral
floral patterns
Linen
linen (material)
Mythical Animal
needlework (visual works)
Numbers
numerals
Sampler
samplers (embroidery)
Silk
silk (textile)
Dimensions
15 x 7 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1964.167
Credit Line
Gift from Mr. Maxim Karolik
GUSN
46962

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