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Alphabet Sampler

1934.2854 (RS103811)

Description

Unfinished alphabet sampler on natural linen ground. Mostly monochromatic. Letters worked in sepia thread. Name worked in blue. Rows are separated by lines of cross stitch. Alphabets: #1 complete; #2 complete-"G" and "H" are filled in with black thread; #3 missing J; #4 complete. Numbers: "1-9".

Details

Maker
Kiddert, Sabra (Embroiderer)
Date
1815
Inscriptions
"Sabra Kiddert / 1815" (Embroidered)
Material
cross-stitching
embroidering
linen (material)
silk (textile)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
cross-stitching
Education
embroidering
linen (material)
needlework (visual works)
Sampler
samplers (embroidery)
silk (textile)
Dimensions
12 3/4 x 8 3/8 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1934.2854
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. George E. Hatch
GUSN
7376

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