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Pictorial/Alphabet Sampler

Item Information

Title:
Pictorial/Alphabet Sampler
Description:
Pictorial Sampler. Ivory linen ground, vertical rectangle, polychromatic. 2 1/4 inch bands of decorative needlework separated by 1 inch borders. Birds and flowers. Alphabet at bottom. Satin stitch, eyelet hole, other. Alphabet: #1 missing "J","U", #2 "A-S", missing "J"
Date:
1729
Format:
Objects/Artifacts
Genre:
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)
education
floral patterns
geometric patterns
Linen
Silk
Embroidered
Bird
Floral
Geometric
Education
Alphabet
Extent:
16 1/4 in. x 8 1/2 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 Wheeler
Accession #:
1935.932
Identifier:
38032