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1949.879 (RS119987)

Description

Cross stitched sampler by "Lucy Ann Nash Aged 12 Wrought Weymouth 1826." In green and brown cotton on linen, the sampler begins with the upper case of the alphabet in script, then in plain lettering, below her signature is an embroidered scene with two trees flanking a basket of flowers. The border is a cross stitched flowering vine. Under glass in thin black wood frame.

Details

Maker
Nash, Lucy Ann, b. ca. 1814 (Embroiderer)
Date
1826
Inscriptions
See Description.
Location of origin
Weymouth, MA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
cotton (textile)
cross-stitching
embroidering
linen (material)
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Alphabet
alphabets (symbols)
baskets (containers)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Cross-stitched
cross-stitching
Embroidered
embroidering
floral patterns
Fruit Basket
Linen
linen (material)
needlework (visual works)
Sampler
samplers (embroidery)
Tree
trees
Vine
vines
Dimensions
16 x 14.125 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.879
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7612

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