Digital Commonwealth

Alphabet/Verse Sampler

Item Information

Title:
Alphabet/Verse Sampler
Description:
Alphabet/Verse Sampler. Ivory linen ground. Vertical rectangle, polychromatic. Many rows of large and small scale Greek key pattern cross stitched at bottom and throughout. Alphabets: #1 complete, #2 missing "J", #3 complete: Numbers: "1-3", "1-9", "1-9,0", "1-8"
Embroiderer:
Walcott, Elizabeth D., 1843-
Date:
1851
Format:
Objects/Artifacts
Genre:
cross-stitching
embroidering
linen (material)
silk (textile)
samplers (embroidery)
needlework (visual works)
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
Digitized Museum Collections
Subjects:
alphabets (symbols)
education
numerals
poetry
Linen
Silk
Embroidered
Cross-stitched
Poetry
Numbers
Education
Alphabet
Extent:
12 in. x 10 3/4 in. (H x W)
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
Contact host institution for more information.
Notes:
Gift from Miss Eleanor L. May
Accession #:
1923.234
Identifier:
29850