Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-23816

Description

Linen sampler, rectangular. Cream-colored background with brown and blue detail. Numbers and alphabet at top, small house with central door and 2 15-paned windows at bottom. House flanked by trees and cats. Cream-colored backing.

Details

Descriptive Terms

samplers (embroidery)
needlework (visual works)
hand sewing
linen (material)
needlepoint (needleworking)
alphabets (symbols)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
small cat
education
houses
numerals
trees
Linen
Needlework
Machine Sewn
House
Tree
Cat
Education
Alphabet
Numbers
Sampler

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

11.5 x 8.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.4098

Places

Maine (United States)