Alphabet Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1816-1818

GUSN

GUSN-27335

Description

Alphabet Sampler. Vertical rectangle, natural linen ground. Border of tan triangles next to inner border of blue and cream diamonds. Alphabets above and below central register of floral embroidery. Polychromatic. Alphabets:#1-complete; #2-"A-V"; cross stitch, satin stitch.

Details

Descriptive Terms

samplers (embroidery)
needlework (visual works)
cross-stitching
embroidering
linen (material)
silk (textile)
Sampler

Inscription

""Abigail Church"" (Embroidered)

Maker

Church, Abigail (Embroiderer)

Dimensions

11 1/2 x 8 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift from Mrs. Evelyn M. Guilford

Accession Number

1916.47