Alphabet Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

GUSN

GUSN-33226

Description

Unfinished alpahbet sampler on ivory linen ground. Rows of letters are separated by lines of decorative needlework. Monochromatic green threads. Alphabets: #1 complete, some letters repeated; #2 missing "J"; #3 complete; #4 complete. Numbers: "1-11". Stitches used: cross stitch and eyelet hole stitch.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

16 5/8 x 15 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift from Mrs. George S. Selfridge

Accession Number

1930.309