Alphabet Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1790-1795

GUSN

GUSN-35029

Description

Alphabet Sampler. Vertical rectangle, natural linen ground. Name at bottom. Polychromatic. Rows separated by lines of cross stitching. Alphabets: #1 missing "I","J","K","Y","Z"; #2 missing "J","U"; Numbers: "1-10"

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

""Martha Remington Dana/Dana"" (Embroidered)

Maker

Dana, Martha Remington, 1784- (Embroiderer)

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

10 3/4 x 5 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Rosamond W. Wild

Accession Number

1932.843