Alphabet/Pictorial Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1834

GUSN

GUSN-40217

Description

Alphabet/Pictorial Sampler. Vertical rectangle, ivory linen ground. Alphabets at top. Large scale potted flowers flanked by trees and birds below. Green and white heart in lower right corner. Alphabets: #1-complete, #2-complete, #3-missing "J", #4-"A-U"; Numbers: "1-13"; cross stitch, eyelet hole, star stitch, satin stitch, other.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

""Wrought by Lydia Patterson aged 10 yrs/ Kennebunk Port March 3d 1834"" (Embroidered)

Maker

Patterson, Lydia, 1823- (Embroiderer)

Location of Origin

Maine

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

16 3/4 x 12 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mary P. Lord

Accession Number

1939.232

Places

Maine (United States)
Kennebunkport (York county, Maine)