Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1940

GUSN

GUSN-297828

Description

Alphabet/Verse sampler with rainbow colored embroidery depicting A to Z alphabet, numbers 1 through 0, birds with worms, and flowers. Green and yellow embroidered border. Cotton ground. Plain gilt frame.

Details

Descriptive Terms

samplers (embroidery)
cotton (textile)
thread
Sampler

Inscription

"This is my Sampler,/ Here you see / What care my Mother / Took of me. / Olive H. Milne 1940 / age 10 years" (In various color thread.)
"Worked by Olive Hastings Milne in 1940" (Handwritten)
"The Stitching Post / (410)788-7760, 67 MELLOW AVE., BALTIMORE, MD" (In blue, on gold oval sticker on back bottom center of frame.)

Additional Identification Number

993.3

Maker

Glaser, Olive Smith (Embroiderer)

Location of Origin

Wellesley, MA, United States

Dimensions

15 11/16 x 5/8 (WxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Olive Smith Glaser

Accession Number

2014.42.3