Alphabet Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1773

GUSN

GUSN-46366

Description

Alphabet Sampler. Vertical rectangle. Natural linen ground. Horizontal bands of decorative needlework at top and bottom, including undulating wave, floral and geometric, polychromatic. Alphabets: #1 missing "J", "U", #2 missing "J", "U", Numbers: "1-16"; cross stitch, eyelet hole.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

""Mary Scollay 1773"" (Embroidered)

Maker

Scollay, Mary (Embroiderer)

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

12 1/8 x 8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift from Mrs. Grace P. Hurlburt

Accession Number

1960.114