Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1805-1820

GUSN

GUSN-222379

Description

Alphabet and number sampler on linen ground with silk threads. Cross stitch and Gobelin stitch. Complete upper case and lower case alphabets, numbers 1-9, and maker's name and age with verse. Wooden frame with gold finish, covered with glass.

Details

Descriptive Terms

samplers (embroidery)
linen (material)
silk (textile)
cross stitch
embroidery (visual works)
letters (signs)
numbers
education
Needlework
Education
Alphabet
Numbers
Sampler

Inscription

""Mary Dickinson's/ samplerrr wrought in / the 10 year of her age/ variety we still pur/ sue with pleasure" (Embroidered)

Associated Building

Used At Daniel Carr House Main House,

Maker

Dickinson, Mary (Embroiderer)

Location of Origin

United States, New England

Dimensions

10 1/2 x 9 1/8 x 7/8 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Alma Field Duckworth

Accession Number

2004.1.19

Places

Probably New Hampshire (United States)