Alphabet Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1772

GUSN

GUSN-28464

Description

Alphabet sampler on natural linen ground. Polychromatic threads. Cross stitch border. Alphabets at top with geometric trees and birds beneath. Inscription at bottom. Alphabets: #1-missing J & U; #2-missing J & U; #3-missing J & U. Numbers: "1-12".

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

""Ruth Hulme (female symbol) Her / Sampler December 1772"" (Embroidered)

Maker

Hulme, Ruth (Embroiderer)

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

12 x 6 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift from Miss Mary C. Wheelwright

Accession Number

1918.1413