Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1835

GUSN

GUSN-241914

Description

Alphabet and number sampler on natural linen ground. Worked with silk thread. One complete alphabet, letters A-W, and numbers 1-6. Cross stitch, Gobelin, loose satin stitch, and buttonhole stitch.

Details

Descriptive Terms

linen (material)
silk (fiber)
letters (signs)
numbers
education
Sampler

Inscription

"Louisa Page 1835" (Gobelin stitch)

Maker

Page, Louisa (Embroiderer)

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

9 3/4 x 8 7/16 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of C. Spaulding Prime

Accession Number

1993.496