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1977.562 (RS103919)

Description

Alphabet sample; natural 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
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
embroidery (visual works)
linen (material)
needlework (visual works)
silk (fiber)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Alphabet
Cross-stitched
Education
Embroidered
embroidery (visual works)
letters (signs)
Linen
linen (material)
Needlework
needlework (visual works)
Numbers
Sampler
samplers (embroidery)
Silk
silk (fiber)
Dimensions
2 1/2 x 3 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.562
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
49513

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