Framed Pictoral Samplers

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1850-1860

GUSN

GUSN-37627

Description

Ten small pictoral needlework samplers framed together. Images depict :Mayflower ship, challis, arrow and flowers, Governor Carver's chair, basket of flowers, flowers, flowers spelling "Love," anchor and wreath, and a house. Silk and wool on bristol board.

Details

Descriptive Terms

samplers (embroidery)
needlework (visual works)
bristol board
wool (textile)
silk (fiber)
cross stitch
Berlin woolwork
history (discipline)
Sampler

Inscription

""Love," "Hope Ever," "Oaken Chair of Gov. Carver's brought in the Mayflower, 1620"" (Embroidered)
"Worked by Mrs. Caroline E. (Newell) Smith, of Boston, about 1850-60" "Gift of Miss Caroline M. Smith, 19 Nov. 1934" "1934.0000"" (typed)

Additional Identification Number

1934.0000

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Massachusetts

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

11 3/16 x 20 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift from Miss. Caroline M. Smith

Accession Number

1935.86

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)