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Alphabet Sampler

1981.11 (RS103928)

Description

Alphabet Sampler. Vertical rectangle, cream colored linen ground. Rows of alphabets alternated with rows of decorative needlework-hearts and undulating wave. Polychromatic. Alphabets: #1-complete; #2-"A-T"; #3-"A-V", missing "J" Numbers: "1-10"; cross stitch, satin stitch

Details

Maker
Steven, Elizabeth (Embroiderer)
Date
1838
Inscriptions
"Elizabeth Steven/1838" (Embroidered)
Material
cross-stitching
embroidering
linen (material)
silk (textile)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Alphabet
alphabets (symbols)
Cross-stitched
cross-stitching
Education
education
Embroidered
embroidering
Heart
hearts (motifs)
Linen
linen (material)
needlework (visual works)
Numbers
numerals
Sampler
samplers (embroidery)
Silk
silk (textile)
Dimensions
8 5/8 x 8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1981.11
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
49938

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