Alphabet Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1814

GUSN

GUSN-27356

Description

Alphabet Sampler. Square ivory linen ground. Blue and tan alphabets separated by rows of cross stitch. Name and date at bottom in black. Alphabets: #1-complete, #2-missing "J", #3-missing "J"; Numbers: "1-14"; cross stitch

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

""Elizabeth Ann Lyon/ Aged 8 years 1814"" (Embroidered)

Maker

Lyon, Elizabeth Ann, 1806-1834 (Embroiderer)

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

7 1/4 x 7 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mary E. Saunders

Accession Number

1916.144