Alphabet Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1814

GUSN

GUSN-29283

Description

Small alphabet sampler. Dark blue thread on ivory wool ground. Undulating wave border at bottom. Alphabets: #1 complete; #2 missing "J". Numbers: "1-12". Stitches used: cross stitch.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

""Sophrona Voax"", ""1814"" (Embroidered)

Maker

Voax, Sophrona (Embroiderer)

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

3 1/2 x 5 1/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Caroline Leighton

Accession Number

1921.36