Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

late 19th century

GUSN

GUSN-10400

Description

Unfinished alphabet sampler; linen ground; silk thread; strawberry and geometric border; two complete upper case alphabets; one complete lower case alphabet; cross stitch, satin stitch and various other stitches in a geometric pattern at the lower border.

Details

Descriptive Terms

samplers (embroidery)
needlework (visual works)
linen (material)
silk (fiber)
alphabets (symbols)
education
Alphabet
Sampler

Maker

Sanborn, Helen, 1872 (Embroiderer)

Dimensions

17 x 16 5/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elsie Allen

Accession Number

1995.454