Alphabet Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1811

GUSN

GUSN-37590

Description

Alphabet sampler worked in yellow thread on green linen ground. Cross stitched exterior border with secondary cross stitched border around inscription. Alphabets: #1 complete; #2 complete. Numbers: "1-7".

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"Clarissa Fowler / Sampler Wrought / in the 10th year / of her age 1811" (Embroidered)

Associated Building

Original To Samuel Fowler House,

Maker

Fowler, Clarissa, 1802-1873 (Embroiderer)

Dimensions

10 x 7 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Purchase

Accession Number

1934.3068