Alphabet Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

ca. 1807

GUSN

GUSN-45688

Description

Small, square alphabet sampler on green linen ground. Cross stitch border, polychromatic lettering. Alphabets: #1-complete, #2-missing "J"; Numbers: "1-10"

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

""Lucy Childs aged/10 Westborough/October 1807 &/ LC"" (Embroidered)

Maker

Childs, Lucy, 1797- (Embroiderer)

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

7 x 6 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1955.30

Places

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