Digital Commonwealth

Alphabet/Verse Sampler

Item Information

Title:
Alphabet/Verse Sampler
Description:
Alphabet/Verse Sampler. Long, narrow, vertical rectangle. Ivory linen ground. Lines of Alphabet and verse separated by rows of decorative neeldework; floral. Polychromatic. Alphabets: #1 missing "J","U"; #2 missing "J"."U" Numbers: "1-10"; cross stitch, eyelet hole, satin stitch.
Embroiderer:
Cooper, Judith, 1730-
Date:
1742
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)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Aves (class)
crowns (headdresses)
education
floral patterns
hearts (motifs)
numerals
Silk
Linen
Embroidered
Cross-stitched
Floral
Bird
Heart
Crown
Education
Numbers
Alphabet
Places:
Massachusetts
Extent:
19 in. x 8 1/4 in. (H x W)
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
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Notes:
Gift from Bostonian Society - Old State House
Accession #:
1926.280
Identifier:
30879