Pictorial/Alphabet Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

ca. 1800

GUSN

GUSN-46243

Description

Large scale vase of flowers at center. Alphabet worked at bottom left. Unfinished; probably made just for practice. Natural linen ground, horizontal rectangle. Polychromatic. Alphabets: #1 "A-Y", #2 "A-O", missing "J".

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

Alphabets:#1 ""A-Y"" #2 ""A-O"", missing J

Associated Building

Original to Marrett House (Standish, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

7 1/2 x 11 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances S. Marrett

Accession Number

1959.742