Alphabet Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1848

GUSN

GUSN-49936

Description

Alphabet Sampler. Horizontal rectangle. Cream linen ground. Grid pattern made by columns of brown stitching intersecting rows of stitching in various colors. Alphabets: #1 complete #2 complete Numbers: "1-9, 0"

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

""1848/Wrought by Anna/W. Wilson. age 12""

Maker

Wilson, Anna W., 1836- (Embroiderer)

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

6 3/8 x 9 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1981.9