Berlinwork sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

late 19th century

GUSN

GUSN-241802

Description

Unfinished Berlinwork sampler; linen canvas and wool yarn; two bands; a continuous seed and diamond pattern in red, tan, teal, yellow on black background; overlapping line design with geometric shapes underneath in black, red, green, purple, yellow to brown hues for line design; fine canvas includes blue vertical threads spaced approximately one-half inch wide.

Details

Descriptive Terms

samplers (embroidery)
linen (material)
wool (textile)
Sampler

Associated Building

Used At Arnold House (Lincoln, R.I.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

14 1/2 x 4 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift from Mrs. Helen R. Haddad; Mr. William G. Rogerson, Esq.; Mr. Henry P. Rogerson; Mr. Edward S. Rogerson

Accession Number

2001.204

Places

Rhode Island (United States)
Fall River (Bristol county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Probably New England (United States) [general region]