Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1812

GUSN

GUSN-49513

Description

Alphabet sample; natural 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)
silk (fiber)
linen (material)
needlework (visual works)
embroidery (visual works)
letters (signs)
Silk
Linen
Alphabet
Numbers
Education
Needlework
Embroidered
Cross-stitched
Sampler

Associated Building

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

Maker

Johnson, Olive, b. 1801 (Embroiderer)

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

2 1/2 x 3 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.562