Alphabet/Verse Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1783

GUSN

GUSN-52375

Description

Alphabet Sampler. Vertical rectangle, natural linen ground, silk thread; polychromatic. Name and verse at bottom in dark green thread. Alphabets: #1 missing "J", "U",#2 missing "J", "U", #3 missing "J", "U"; Numbers: "1-12"

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

""Patty Frye Is My Nam/1783/Aged 11/This work In Hand/My Friends May have."" (Embroidered)

Maker

Frye, Patty, 1772- (Embroiderer)

Dimensions

10 3/4 x 7 5/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift from Mrs. William F. (Ada C. Hopson

Accession Number

1941.734