Alphabet Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

GUSN

GUSN-50216

Description

Unfinished. Vertical rectangle, cream colored linen ground. Large scale strawberry and vine border on top and sides. One alphabet at top. Polychromatic. Other stitches: satin stitch. Framed, under glass.

Details

Descriptive Terms

samplers (embroidery)
needlework (visual works)
cotton (textile)
cross-stitching
embroidering
linen (material)
silk (textile)
alphabets (symbols)
education
floral patterns
Linen
Silk
Cotton
Embroidered
Cross-stitched
Floral
Alphabet
Education
Sampler

Inscription

One complete and correct alphabet.

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

20 1/2 x 15 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Eleanor Clarke Bowser

Accession Number

1982.240