Alphabet Sampler

Collection Type

  • Textiles

GUSN

GUSN-7651

Description

Vertical sampler, natural linen ground. Alphabet sampler with lines divided by rows of cross stitching. Polychromatic. Alphabets: #1 missing "J", "U"; #2 missing "J", "U", double letters(AA,BB); #3 "A-Q" missing "J"; #4 "A-S missing "J"; #5 missing "J", "U"; cross stitch, eyelet hole.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

""Elizabeth Hancock is my name and/with my needle DID T-"" (Embroidered)

Maker

Hancock, Elizabeth (Embroiderer)

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

19 1/2 x 8 3/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift from Miss Lillian E. Bassett

Accession Number

1949.61