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Alphabet Sampler

1977.561 (RS103919)

Description

Alphabet Sampler. Cream colored linen ground. Small sampler (acc # 1977.562; 2 1/2" x 3 1/4") sewn onto lower left corner of larger sampler (7 3/4" x 7"). Polychromatic. Alphabets: #1-complete; #2-complete; #3-missing "J" #4 - "A,D,G,G,M,Q,M,N,H,Y"; Numbers: "1-12"

Details

Maker
Johnson, Olive, b. 1801 (Embroiderer)
Date
1812
Inscriptions
""Olive Johnson/ aged 11 1812""
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
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
7 3/4 x 7 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.561
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
49512

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