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Alphabet Sampler

1977.565 (RS103922)

Description

Unfinished alphabet sampler with heart and geometric border. Alphabets: #1 complete; #2 missing "J"; #3 complete; #4 incomplete; #5 incomplete. Numbers: "1-9". Stitches used: cross stitch, eyelet hole stitch, and satin stitch.

Details

Maker
unknown
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
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
20 x 17 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.565
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
49516

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