Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1792

GUSN

GUSN-26129

Description

Rectangular form polychrome alphabet sampler with pomegranate-like design at lower right. Inscription across lower third of sampler: "Bridget Walker wrought this in the 9th/ year of her age Con/cord County Rock-/ ingham/ 1792". Framed under glass in painted black wood frame with gilt edge.

Details

Descriptive Terms

samplers (embroidery)
needlework (visual works)
linen (material)
wool (textile)
alphabets (symbols)
education
Linen
Wool
Alphabet
Education
Sampler

Inscription

See description.

Associated Building

Gilman Garrison House (Exeter, N.H.),

Maker

Walker, Bridget, b. 1783 (Embroiderer)

Location of Origin

Rockingham, New Hampshire

Dimensions

14.625 x 10.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perry Dudley

Accession Number

1966.1421

Places

New Hampshire (United States)