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Alphabet Sampler

1982.242 (RS103937)

Description

Alphabet sampler on ivory linen ground. Monochromatic silk threads. Alphabets: #1 missing "I", "U, N, O, P, Q" out of order; #2 complete, with extra "r", "s", "y" at the end; #3 complete. Numbers 1-10. Stitches used: cross stitch. Black painted wood frame.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"A. No. 29942/ Doll & Richards, Incorporated/ Newbury St./ Boston" (on label)
Location of origin
New England
Material
cross-stitching
embroidering
linen (material)
silk (textile)
Object type
Art
Places
New England (United States) [general region]
Probably New England (United States) [general region]
Descriptive terms
cross-stitching
Education
embroidering
linen (material)
needlework (visual works)
Sampler
samplers (embroidery)
silk (textile)
Dimensions
5 x 10 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1982.242
Credit Line
Bequest of Eleanor Clarke Bowser
GUSN
50218

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