Alphabet Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

GUSN

GUSN-34095

Description

Alphabet sampler on ivory linen ground. Upper two-thirds worked in pale pink silk thread. Lower third worked in blue and green silk threads. Rows separated by lines of cross stitch. Alphabets: #1 missing "J", most letters repeated (AA,BB,...); #2 missing "J"; #3 complete. Numbers: "1-16".

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"Mary W...l / Jackson AE 7" (Embroidered)

Maker

Jackson, Mary W. (Embroiderer)

Dimensions

13 3/8 x 4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Robert T. Jackson

Accession Number

1931.1048