Alphabet Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1843

GUSN

GUSN-40216

Description

Alphabet Sampler. Vertical rectangle, ivory linen ground. Alphabets in top half, a cross surrounded by flowers below. Three alphabets: #1 missing "S","T","U", #2 missing "Y","Z", #3 missing "N-Q", "V-,Z"; cross stitch, star stitch, satin stitch

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

""Wrought by Mary Patterson Aged 11 yrs."" (Embroidered)

Maker

Patterson, Mary, 1832- (Embroiderer)

Dimensions

12 3/4 x 10 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift from Miss Mary P. Lord

Accession Number

1939.231