Hawaiian Verse Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1844

GUSN

GUSN-49538

Description

Alphabet Sampler. Horizontal rectangle, cream colored linen ground. Two Hawaiian alphabets. Polychromatic. Alphabets: Two Hawaiian Alphabets: "AEIOUHKLMNPW"; cross stitch, satin stitch.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

""LoKa Kula Nui Wailuku" "June 24" "1844"" (maker's name and date)

Associated Building

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

Maker

[name unknown], Loka (Embroiderer)

Location of Origin

Wailuku, Hawaii

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

7 1/2 x 9 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.593

Places

Hawaii (United States)