Alphabet Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

GUSN

GUSN-28406

Description

Alphabet Sampler. Vertical rectangle, natural linen ground. Floral border at bottom, saw tooth satin stitch border at top. Alphabets:#1-"A-Y"; #2-"A-W"; #3-missing "J"; cross stitch, satin stitch.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

""Martha Hoit Aged 16 years/Stratham Septemb"" (Embroidered)

Maker

Hoit, Martha (Embroiderer)

Dimensions

10 x 9 1/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of William Sumner Appleton

Accession Number

1918.1271