Alphabet Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

GUSN

GUSN-40651

Description

Unfinished alphabet sampler on ivory linen canvas ground. Polychromatic silk threads in vibrant green, pink, red, blue, yellow, and peach. Three complete alphabets. Numbers: "1-19" and Roman numerals: "I-XIII".

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

11 1/2 x 12 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Frederic A. Turner

Accession Number

1940.596