Alphabet Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1807

GUSN

GUSN-45687

Description

Alphabet sampler; small square on green linen ground; cross stitch with cross stitch border. Polychromatic lettering. Alphabets: #1-complete, #2 - missing "J"; Numbers"1-12"

Details

Descriptive Terms

samplers (embroidery)
needlework (visual works)
cross-stitching
embroidering
linen (material)
silk (textile)
alphabets (symbols)
numerals
Linen
Silk
Embroidered
Cross-stitched
Alphabet
Numbers
Sampler

Inscription

""Hannah Childs aged 8/ Westborough Sept. 1807""

Maker

Childs, Hannah, 1799- (Embroiderer)

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

6 1/4 x 7 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift from Mrs. Annette Hill

Accession Number

1955.29

Places

Westborough (Worcester county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)