Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1835

GUSN

GUSN-297827

Description

Framed Sampler. Embroidery on linen depicting the alphabet. Previously removed embroidery objvious in the linen. Surrounded by decorative white and blue border. Eunice Durant (1821-1872).

Details

Descriptive Terms

samplers (embroidery)
linen (material)
thread
embroidering
wood (plant material)
glass (material)
metal
paper (fiber product)
Sampler

Inscription

ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQ/RSTUVWXYZ*1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10." (EMBROIDERED)
"Made by/Eunice Durant/about 1835" (handwritten)
"BARTER'S ART SHOP/323 MADISON AVE/...NEW YORK..." (In gold on blue background. Rectangular sticker.)

Additional Identification Number

993.2

Maker

Durant, Eunice, 1821-1872 (Embroiderer)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, United States

Dimensions

18 x 1/2 (WxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Olive Smith Glaser

Accession Number

2014.42.2