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Alphabet Sampler

1947.122 (RS103851)

Description

Alphabet Sampler. Vertical rectangle, cream colored linen ground. Monochromatic, green thread. Cross stitch. Hearts and crowns at very bottom. Five alphabets complete and correct, three of them with double letters; Numbers: 1-12, doubled; one set of vowels "AEIOUY"; gilt wooden frame. Made by Helen Alice Smith.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1828
Inscriptions
""1828""/ ""Helen Alice Smith"" (Embroidered)
Material
cross-stitching
embroidering
linen (material)
silk (textile)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
cross-stitching
embroidering
linen (material)
needlework (visual works)
Sampler
samplers (embroidery)
silk (textile)
Dimensions
13 3/8 x 10 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1947.122
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Olive Percival
GUSN
54559

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