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

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]