Alphabet Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1771

GUSN

GUSN-46500

Description

Small alphabet sampler, vertical rectangle. Natural linen ground, polychromatic. Rows of geometric needlework at top. Alphabets: #1 missing "J", "U"

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

""HULDA M . PU/RINTUN BOR/N THE 3 OF TH________"" ""1771""

Maker

Purinton, Huldah (Embroiderer)

Dimensions

7 1/2 x 5 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Alice and Emil Ahlborn

Accession Number

1961.150

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Lynn (Essex county, Massachusetts)