Alphabet/Pictorial Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

ca. 1835

GUSN

GUSN-28463

Description

Alphabet/Pictorial sampler on natural linen ground. Polychrome silk threads. 2 1/2 inch wide floral vine border. Alphabet in top half with large scale flowering tree, birds, butterflies, dog, and potted flowers below. Three complete alphabets; "AEIOUY"; and Numbers: "1-9,0". Stitches used: cross stitch.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

""M B Gough"" ""-835"" (Embroidered)

Maker

Gough, M B (Embroiderer)

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

17 x 16 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary C. Wheelwright

Accession Number

1918.1412