Alphabet Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1812

GUSN

GUSN-49512

Description

Alphabet Sampler. Cream colored linen ground. Small sampler (acc # 1977.562; 2 1/2" x 3 1/4") sewn onto lower left corner of larger sampler (7 3/4" x 7"). Polychromatic. Alphabets: #1-complete; #2-complete; #3-missing "J" #4 - "A,D,G,G,M,Q,M,N,H,Y"; Numbers: "1-12"

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

""Olive Johnson/ aged 11 1812""

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Johnson, Olive, b. 1801 (Embroiderer)

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.561