Cut Paper Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1853

GUSN

GUSN-36917

Description

Sampler made from lace, embossed and printed paper valentine, cut out and applied to a satin foundation cloth and decorated with a ribbon; depicts a dancing girl with gold bird above and cherubs on either side, a small flower wreath, larger flowers; polychromatic; faded gold embossed paper with scrolling foliage surrounds the colorful center; wood frame; under glass.

Details

Descriptive Terms

samplers (embroidery)
needlework (visual works)
paper (fiber product)
embossed prints
printed ephemera
glue
cloth
wood (plant material)
glass (material)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
floral patterns
Sampler

Associated Building

Used At Samuel Fowler House (Danversport, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

11 1/2 x 9 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift from Miss Daphne Dunbar

Accession Number

1934.1361