Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1914

GUSN

GUSN-187818

Description

Cross-stitch alphabet sampler; brown linen ground; framed; wool yarn; floral border; one complete alphabet; numbers 1-11; convertible car; full-rigged sailing ship and sailboat depicted; maker identified; dated.

Details

Descriptive Terms

samplers (embroidery)
needlework (visual works)
linen (material)
yarn
wool (hair)
wood (plant material)
letters (signs)
numbers
Needlework
Education
Alphabet
Numbers
Sampler

Inscription

"Sampler Worked by Nina Fletcher/ When11 years old. Design by Miss Jennie Brooks of Salem" (handwritten)
"Fortun Bros. Pictures & Framers 4 Park Sq., Boston" (printed)
"Sampler worked by / Nina Fletcher / Age 11 years - - 1914" (Embroidered)

Associated Building

Used At Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Little, Nina Fletcher, 1903-1993 (Maker)

Location of Origin

Massachusetts

Dimensions

14 3/16 x 10 15/16 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Selina F. Little

Accession Number

2004.3.6

Places

Essex county (Massachusetts) [county]
Massachusetts (United States)
Brookline (Norfolk county, Massachusetts)