Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1826

GUSN

GUSN-7612

Description

Cross stitched sampler by "Lucy Ann Nash Aged 12 Wrought Weymouth 1826." In green and brown cotton on linen, the sampler begins with the upper case of the alphabet in script, then in plain lettering, below her signature is an embroidered scene with two trees flanking a basket of flowers. The border is a cross stitched flowering vine. Under glass in thin black wood frame.

Details

Descriptive Terms

samplers (embroidery)
needlework (visual works)
cotton (textile)
cross-stitching
embroidering
linen (material)
alphabets (symbols)
baskets (containers)
vines
floral patterns
trees
Linen
Cotton
Cross-stitched
Alphabet
Tree
Fruit Basket
Vine
Embroidered
Sampler

Inscription

See Description.

Associated Building

Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Maker

Nash, Lucy Ann, b. ca. 1814 (Embroiderer)

Location of Origin

Weymouth, MA, USA

Dimensions

16 x 14.125 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.879

Places

Massachusetts (United States)