Alphabet and Numbers/Verse Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1810

GUSN

GUSN-50516

Description

Alphabet and numbers/verse sampler; multicolored geometric striped border; vertical rectangle, natural linen ground; alphabet and verse separated by rows of decorative needlework; floral and geometric; baskets of multi-colored balls and vase of flowers at bottom; four upper case alphabets, all without the letter "J"; one complete lower case alphabet; numbers 1-13; tapestry, petit-point, eyelet, stem, satin, and cross stitch; black molded wood frame; under glass.

Details

Descriptive Terms

samplers (embroidery)
needlework (visual works)
cross-stitching
embroidering
linen (material)
silk (textile)
wood (plant material)
glass (material)
alphabets (symbols)
education
floral patterns
geometric patterns
numerals
fruit
Linen
Silk
Embroidered
Cross-stitched
Floral
Education
Geometric
Numbers
Alphabet
Sampler

Inscription

""Just as the twig is bent the tree/inclind"/ "Lucretia O Peabody aged 10 yr"" (Embroidered)

Maker

Peabody, Lucretia, 1779-1854 (Embroiderer)

Dimensions

16 x 13 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Amelia Peabody

Accession Number

1985.661

Date

1810 (Probably)