Alphabet Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1815

GUSN

GUSN-7376

Description

Unfinished alphabet sampler on natural linen ground. Mostly monochromatic. Letters worked in sepia thread. Name worked in blue. Rows are separated by lines of cross stitch. Alphabets: #1 complete; #2 complete-"G" and "H" are filled in with black thread; #3 missing J; #4 complete. Numbers: "1-9".

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"Sabra Kiddert / 1815" (Embroidered)

Maker

Kiddert, Sabra (Embroiderer)

Dimensions

12 3/4 x 8 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George E. Hatch

Accession Number

1934.2854