Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1828

GUSN

GUSN-54544

Description

Verse/Pictorial sampler on natural linen ground. Worked in polychromatic threads. Verse at top, Georgian house flanked by two pine trees on light and dark green grass at bottom. Stitches used: cross stitch and satin stitch.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"Abigail Percival was born at / Lenox County of Berkshire and / State of Massachusetts June 6th / 1814 and wrought this sampler / In Ogden County of Monroe and State of New York AD 1828" (Embroidered)

Maker

Percival, Abigail, 1814-1895 (Embroiderer)

Location of Origin

Ogden, New York

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

10 1/2 x 16 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift from Miss Olive Percival

Accession Number

1947.42

Places

New York state (United States)