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

Object Type

Art

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]