Alphabet Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

GUSN

GUSN-49516

Description

Unfinished alphabet sampler with heart and geometric border. Alphabets: #1 complete; #2 missing "J"; #3 complete; #4 incomplete; #5 incomplete. Numbers: "1-9". Stitches used: cross stitch, eyelet hole stitch, and satin stitch.

Details

Descriptive Terms

samplers (embroidery)
needlework (visual works)
cross-stitching
embroidering
linen (material)
silk (textile)
Education
Sampler

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

20 x 17 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.565