Alphabet Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

GUSN

GUSN-50218

Description

Alphabet sampler on ivory linen ground. Monochromatic silk threads. Alphabets: #1 missing "I", "U, N, O, P, Q" out of order; #2 complete, with extra "r", "s", "y" at the end; #3 complete. Numbers 1-10. Stitches used: cross stitch. Black painted wood frame.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"A. No. 29942/ Doll & Richards, Incorporated/ Newbury St./ Boston" (on label)

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

New England

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

5 x 10 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Eleanor Clarke Bowser

Accession Number

1982.242

Places

New England (United States) [general region]
Probably New England (United States) [general region]