Alphabet Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1790

GUSN

GUSN-46962

Description

Oblong on natural linen ground. Central portion is filled with geometric flowers. Deer, birds and trees in lower portion. Alphabets: #1 missing J,U Numbers: "1-13"

Details

Descriptive Terms

samplers (embroidery)
needlework (visual works)
cross-stitching
embroidering
linen (material)
silk (textile)
alphabets (symbols)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
animals
education
floral patterns
numerals
Silk
Linen
Embroidered
Cross-stitched
Floral
Mythical Animal
Education
Numbers
Alphabet
Sampler

Inscription

""HANNAH*BROWHR*FITCH*/Aged 13 1790"" (Embroidered)

Maker

Fitch, Hannah Browne, 1777- (Embroiderer)

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift from Mr. Maxim Karolik

Accession Number

1964.167