Alphabet Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

GUSN

GUSN-7368

Description

Alphabet sampler on natural linen ground. Polychromatic threads. Geometric cross stitching for border at top, small alphabet for border at bottom. Alphabets: #1 missing "J", some letters repeated; #2 missing "V"; #3 missing "J", "V"; #4 complete. Numbers: "1-16". Stitches used: cross stitch and eyelet hole stitch.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"Hermoine W" (Embroidered)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

8 x 10 1/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Robert T. Jackson

Accession Number

1931.1046