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Alphabet and Numbers/Verse Sampler

1985.661 (RS103942)

Description

Alphabet and numbers/verse sampler; multicolored geometric striped border; vertical rectangle, natural linen ground; alphabet and verse separated by rows of decorative needlework; floral and geometric; baskets of multi-colored balls and vase of flowers at bottom; four upper case alphabets, all without the letter "J"; one complete lower case alphabet; numbers 1-13; tapestry, petit-point, eyelet, stem, satin, and cross stitch; black molded wood frame; under glass.

Details

Maker
Peabody, Lucretia, 1779-1854 (Embroiderer)
Date
1810
Probably
Inscriptions
""Just as the twig is bent the tree/inclind"/ "Lucretia O Peabody aged 10 yr"" (Embroidered)
Material
cross-stitching
embroidering
glass (material)
linen (material)
silk (textile)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Alphabet
alphabets (symbols)
Cross-stitched
cross-stitching
education
Education
Embroidered
embroidering
Floral
floral patterns
fruit
Geometric
geometric patterns
glass (material)
Linen
linen (material)
needlework (visual works)
Numbers
numerals
Sampler
samplers (embroidery)
Silk
silk (textile)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
16 x 13 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.661
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Amelia Peabody
GUSN
50516

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