Alphabet/Verse Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1801

GUSN

GUSN-47269

Description

Alphabet/Verse Sampler. Horizontal rectangle, natural linen ground. Black cross stitched border. Alphabets at top, verse below. Two flowers in lower right hand corner. Alphabets: #1-some letters repeated #2-missing J #3-complete Numbers: "1-9,0"

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

""Fanny L. Thaxter Aged 10 years/Worcester August 21 1801""/ ""Be Virtuous and you will be happy""

Maker

Thaxter, Fanny L., 1791- (Embroiderer)

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

13 x 16 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift from Roland B. Hammond

Accession Number

1966.4