Alphabet Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

ca. 1830

GUSN

GUSN-45592

Description

Alphabet sampler on green linen ground. Grape vine border. Alphabets: #1 "A-W", missing "J"; #2 complete; #3 complete. Numbers:"1-7".

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

""Mary Fletcher/Aged 14, June 13"" (Embroidered)

Associated Building

Used At Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Maker

Thatcher, Mary, 1816- (Embroiderer)

Dimensions

12 7/8 x 11 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1954.M32