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Alphabet/Verse Sampler

1966.4 (RS103897)

Description

Alphabet/Verse Sampler. Horizontal rectangle, natural linen ground. Black cross stitched border. Alphabets at top, verse below. Two flowers in lower right hand corner. Alphabets: #1-some letters repeated #2-missing J #3-complete Numbers: "1-9,0"

Details

Maker
Thaxter, Fanny L., 1791- (Embroiderer)
Date
1801
Inscriptions
""Fanny L. Thaxter Aged 10 years/Worcester August 21 1801""/ ""Be Virtuous and you will be happy""
Material
cross-stitching
embroidering
linen (material)
silk (textile)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Alphabet
alphabets (symbols)
Cross-stitched
cross-stitching
Education
education
Embroidered
embroidering
Linen
linen (material)
needlework (visual works)
Numbers
numerals
Sampler
samplers (embroidery)
Silk
silk (textile)
Dimensions
13 x 16 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1966.4
Credit Line
Gift from Roland B. Hammond
GUSN
47269

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