Pictorial/Alphabet Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1729

GUSN

GUSN-38032

Description

Pictorial Sampler. Ivory linen ground, vertical rectangle, polychromatic. 2 1/4 inch bands of decorative needlework separated by 1 inch borders. Birds and flowers. Alphabet at bottom. Satin stitch, eyelet hole, other. Alphabet: #1 missing "J","U", #2 "A-S", missing "J"

Details

Descriptive Terms

samplers (embroidery)
needlework (visual works)
embroidering
linen (material)
silk (textile)
alphabets (symbols)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Aves (class)
education
floral patterns
geometric patterns
Linen
Silk
Embroidered
Bird
Floral
Geometric
Education
Alphabet
Sampler

Inscription

""1729"" (Embroidered)

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

16 1/4 x 8 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift from Miss Mary Wheeler

Accession Number

1935.932

Places

Probably