Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1789

GUSN

GUSN-24800

Description

Multi-colored silk embroidery on linen background; various renditions of the alphabet; lower third portrays Adam & Eve looking towards a central, stylized apple tree. Flanking parrots and hearts. Signed: "Elizabeth Coffin...September the 3 1789." Attributed to school of Ann Warters (or Waters), Newburyport.

Details

Descriptive Terms

samplers (embroidery)
needlework (visual works)
linen (material)
silk (textile)
education
religions (concept)
Linen
Silk
Education
Religion
Sampler

People and Organizations

Adam & Eve

Maker

Coffin, Elizabeth, b. 1772 (Maker)

Dimensions

27.625 x 20.75 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1942.814

Places

Massachusetts (United States)