Alphabet/Pictorial Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1833

GUSN

GUSN-30013

Description

Horizontal rectangle. Cream linen ground; polychromatic, but faded. Floral border enclosing, one alphabet at top ship with two flags (pink/yellow/blue horizontal stripes), at top right. Small figures, birds and large scale flowers. Alphabets: #1 "A-W", without "J"', "R", "U"; cross stitch, eyelet hole stitch.

Details

Descriptive Terms

samplers (embroidery)
needlework (visual works)
cross-stitching
embroidering
linen (material)
silk (textile)
education
flags
floral patterns
ships
Silk
Linen
Embroidered
Cross-stitched
Floral
Flag
Ship
Education
Sampler

Inscription

""1833"" (Embroidered)

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Netherlands

Dimensions

12 1/2 x 16 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift from Miss Mary C. Wheelwright

Accession Number

1923.604