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Sampler

1947.42 (RS103852)

Description

Verse/Pictorial sampler on natural linen ground. Worked in polychromatic threads. Verse at top, Georgian house flanked by two pine trees on light and dark green grass at bottom. Stitches used: cross stitch and satin stitch.

Details

Maker
Percival, Abigail, 1814-1895 (Embroiderer)
Date
1828
Inscriptions
"Abigail Percival was born at / Lenox County of Berkshire and / State of Massachusetts June 6th / 1814 and wrought this sampler / In Ogden County of Monroe and State of New York AD 1828" (Embroidered)
Location of origin
Ogden, New York
Material
cross-stitching
embroidering
linen (material)
silk (textile)
Object type
Art
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
cross-stitching
Education
embroidering
linen (material)
needlework (visual works)
Sampler
samplers (embroidery)
silk (textile)
Dimensions
10 1/2 x 16 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1947.42
Credit Line
Gift from Miss Olive Percival
GUSN
54544

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