Alphabet Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1834

GUSN

GUSN-45529

Description

Unfinished alphabet sampler on natural linen ground. Green and cream lettering in upper portion. Border is a double row of green cross stitching 3/4 of an inch apart. Alphabets: #1-complete; #2 complete; #3 complete. Numbers:"1-17". Stitches used: cross stitch.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"Susan Savar aged 10 years 1834" (Embroidered)

Associated Building

Used At Parson Smith House,

Maker

Savar, Susan, 1824- (Embroiderer)

Dimensions

16 x 17 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1953.307