Pictorial Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

GUSN

GUSN-28469

Description

Sampler with ivory wool ground, with floral border enclosing windmill, well, Dutch town house, and dancing figures above, flowers, birds, tree and stags below. Polychromatic. (Motif: Joshua and Kaleb carrying a large bunch of grapes, symbolizing the blood of Christ, eternal life.)

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Netherlands

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

14 x 19 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift from Miss Mary C. Wheelwright

Accession Number

1918.1419