Alphabet/Verse Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1820

GUSN

GUSN-47461

Description

Alphabet/verse sampler. Square, ivory linen. Medium scale floral border at top, wave border at sides, small scale floral at bottom. Alphabets: #1-missing "J"; #2-complete; #3-"A-X"; #4 - "A,E,I,O,U,W,Y"; Numbers:"1-10". Cross stitch, eyelet hole, satin stitch.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

""Mary Tower Aged 10 years/Born February 24th 1810"" ""Be you too there kind and true/As you'd have others be to you./And never do or say to men/What e'ev you would not take.""

Maker

Tower, Mary, 1810- (Embroiderer)

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

13 x 13 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift from Miss Dorothea Melanie Beck

Accession Number

1967.85