Alphabet Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1838

GUSN

GUSN-49938

Description

Alphabet Sampler. Vertical rectangle, cream colored linen ground. Rows of alphabets alternated with rows of decorative needlework-hearts and undulating wave. Polychromatic. Alphabets: #1-complete; #2-"A-T"; #3-"A-V", missing "J" Numbers: "1-10"; cross stitch, satin stitch

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"Elizabeth Steven/1838" (Embroidered)

Maker

Steven, Elizabeth (Embroiderer)

Dimensions

8 5/8 x 8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1981.11