Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

GUSN

GUSN-251590

Description

Alphabet sampler; two alphabets; first one without "J"; numbers 1-10; flower border; sawtooth around alphabet and inscription; floral designs under inscription; cross stich lines inbetween lines of letters and text.

Details

Descriptive Terms

samplers (embroidery)
needlework (visual works)
cross stitch
linen (material)
silk (fiber)
floral patterns
letters (signs)
numbers
Sampler

Inscription

"Lucretia Powles sampler/ worked In the twelfth Year/ of her Age AD 1797" (Embroidered)

Maker

Powles, Lucretia

Object Type

Art

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.889