Digital Commonwealth

Alphabet/Pictorial Sampler

Item Information

Title:
Alphabet/Pictorial Sampler
Description:
Horizontal rectangle. Cream linen ground; polychromatic, but faded. Floral border enclosing, one alphabet at top ship with two flags (pink/yellow/blue horizontal stripes), at top right. Small figures, birds and large scale flowers. Alphabets: #1 "A-W", without "J"', "R", "U"; cross stitch, eyelet hole stitch.
Date:
1833
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:
education
flags
floral patterns
ships
Silk
Linen
Embroidered
Cross-stitched
Floral
Flag
Ship
Education
Extent:
12 1/2 in. x 16 1/4 in. (H x W)
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
Contact host institution for more information.
Notes:
Gift from Miss Mary C. Wheelwright
Accession #:
1923.604
Identifier:
30013