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Alphabet/Verse Sampler

1946.768 (RS103850)

Description

Alphabet/verse sampler with the majority of space given over to flowers and trees. Alphabets: #1 complete; Numbers: 1-14, 4's are backwards. Polychromatic thread. Stitches used: cross stitch.

Details

Maker
Bowyer, Ellen, 1829- (Embroiderer)
Date
1839
Inscriptions
""SUNDAY MORNING/The Sunday bells are knolling slow/The summer morn how fair/While father mother children go/And seek the house of prayer"/ "Ellen Bowyer aged 10 years April 11th 1839"" (Embroidered)
Material
cross-stitching
embroidering
silk (textile)
wool (textile)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
cross-stitching
Education
embroidering
needlework (visual works)
Sampler
samplers (embroidery)
silk (textile)
wool (textile)
Dimensions
12 x 11 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1946.768
Credit Line
Anonymous gift
GUSN
54479

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