Alphabet Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1814

GUSN

GUSN-40781

Description

Alphabet Sampler. Vertical rectangle. Rows separated by cross stitch. Cross stitch border. Small trees at lower right. Natural linen ground. Polychromatic. Alphabets: #1 - complete, #2 - complete, #3 - missing "J"; Numbers: "1-12"; cross stitch, satin stitch

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

""Lydia Halls Work Wrought in the/twelfth year of her age 1814"" (Embroidered)

Maker

Hall, Lydia, 1802- (Embroiderer)

Dimensions

10 5/8 x 8 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Lizzie F. C. Lansing

Accession Number

1940.952