Alphabet/Verse Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

GUSN

GUSN-29849

Description

Unfinished alphabet/verse sampler on ivory linen ground. Monochromatic threads. Border of two rows of cross-stitch. Alphabets: #1 complete, (AA,BB,CC...) double letters; #2 missing "J"; #3 missing "J"; #4 "A-U", missing "J". Numbers: "1-8". Stitches used: eyelet hole stitch and cross stitch.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

""Youth is the season for improvement"" (Embroidered)

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

13 1/2 x 11 1/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift from Miss Eleanor L. May

Accession Number

1923.232