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

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift from Miss Mary Wheeler

Accession Number

1935.932