Alphabet Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

GUSN

GUSN-33666

Description

Alphabet Sampler on green linen ground. Polychromatic; silk thread. Cross stitch border at top and bottom. Alphabets: #1 complete plus an extra "A" & "B" #2 missing J&U, plus an extra "R"; cross stitch.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

""Rachel Annable Aged 10"" (Embroidered)

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

North Shore

Dimensions

7 1/8 x 8 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Arthur W. Dow

Accession Number

1930.1339