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)

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Elsie Allen

Accession Number

1995.454