Berlinwork sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

late 19th century

GUSN

GUSN-241803

Description

Unfinished needlepoint sampler; Berlinwork; linen canvas ground; diaper pattern: orange yellow, gold, tan; rose, pink, white; four shades of blue; three shades of red, pink multicolored squares surrounded by four diamond clusters, green at the tip fading into gold to white; black background; linen is unevenly cut; rogue bright yellow practice stitches on one side; cross stitch and brick stitch.

Details

Descriptive Terms

needlework (visual works)
linen (material)
wool (textile)
Picture, Needlework

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

12 1/4 x 9 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

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

Accession Number

2001.205

Places

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