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Hawaiian Verse Sampler

1977.593 (RS112876)

Description

Alphabet Sampler. Horizontal rectangle, cream colored linen ground. Two Hawaiian alphabets. Polychromatic. Alphabets: Two Hawaiian Alphabets: "AEIOUHKLMNPW"; cross stitch, satin stitch.

Details

Maker
[name unknown], Loka (Embroiderer)
Date
1844
Inscriptions
""LoKa Kula Nui Wailuku" "June 24" "1844"" (maker's name and date)
Location of origin
Wailuku, Hawaii
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
cross-stitching
embroidering
linen (material)
silk (textile)
wool (textile)
Object type
Art
Places
Hawaii (United States)
Descriptive terms
cross-stitching
embroidering
linen (material)
needlework (visual works)
Sampler
samplers (embroidery)
silk (textile)
wool (textile)
Dimensions
7 1/2 x 9 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.593
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
49538

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