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Alphabet Sampler

Item Information

Title:
Alphabet Sampler
Description:
Alphabet sampler on ivory linen ground. Verse at bottom. Two complete alphabets with many letters repeated. Numbers: "1-8" with "3" repeated twice. Polychromatic threads in green and pink. Stitches used: cross stitch and eyelet hole stitch.
Embroiderer:
Howard, Sarah T.
Date:
1820
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
Places:
Massachusetts
Extent:
12 1/4 in. x 8 in. (H x W)
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
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Accession #:
1930.310
Identifier:
33227