Berlinwork Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

GUSN

GUSN-29482

Description

Berlinwork, darning sampler. Horizontal rectangle, natural linen ground edged in red binding. Sporadically placed sections of decorative needlework in red, green, yellow and blue. Small section of greek key design in purple at lower left. Practice work of various geometric and floral designs.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

8 1/2 x 13 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of William Sumner Appleton

Accession Number

1922.355