Alphabet Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

GUSN

GUSN-37579

Description

Alphabet Sampler. Vertical rectangle, ivory linen ground. Monochromatic; sage-green thread. Each row of alphabet separated by a line of cross stitching. Alphabets: #1 complete, #2 complete, #3 missing "J"; cross stitch; framed, wood with gilt at center; under glass.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

""Eliza P. Fowler/Aged 10 years""

Associated Building

Used At Samuel Fowler House,

Maker

Fowler, E.P. (Maker)

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

15 3/8 x 11 1/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Purchase

Accession Number

1934.3054