Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1860-1890

GUSN

GUSN-47394

Description

Sampler on bristol board with copper-colored foil backing. Polychromatic wool embroidery of a floral design with lillies and ferns. Inscription "God Bless our Home." Fern fronds and lillies printed in ink. Lettering embroidered in satin stitch. Black frame with red and gilt accents.

Details

Descriptive Terms

samplers (embroidery)
needlework (visual works)
bristol board
embroidery (visual works)
crewel wool
flowers (plants)
Sampler

Inscription

""God Bless our Home" (Embroidered)

Additional Identification Number

5.1941

Maker

Josselyn, Marietta Brown, 1849-1912 (Embroiderer)

Dimensions

9 7/8 x 22 7/16 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift from Miss Mabel Josselyn

Accession Number

1966.497