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Alphabet Sampler

1971.354 (RS103910)

Description

Alphabet sampler, lines divided by rows of cross stitching. Border on top edge followed by Greek key-type pattern and X-pattern. Bottom border of an undulating vine. Alphabets: #1 double letters, missing "U"; #2 missing "J". Numbers: "1-14".

Details

Maker
Scollay, Priscilla, 1774- (Embroiderer)
Date
1768
Inscriptions
"Priscilla Scollay Aged 12 Years 1786"
Material
cross-stitching
embroidering
linen (material)
silk (textile)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
cross-stitching
Education
embroidering
linen (material)
needlework (visual works)
Sampler
samplers (embroidery)
silk (textile)
Dimensions
10 1/4 x 7 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.354
Credit Line
Gift from Mr. Howard Wallingford
GUSN
48548

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