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Alphabet Sampler

Item Information

Title:
Alphabet Sampler
Description:
Unfinished alphabet sampler on ivory linen canvas ground. Polychromatic silk threads in vibrant green, pink, red, blue, yellow, and peach. Three complete alphabets. Numbers: "1-19" and Roman numerals: "I-XIII".
Date:
1940
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
Extent:
11 1/2 in. x 12 1/2 in. (H x W)
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
Contact host institution for more information.
Notes:
Gift of Mrs. Frederic A. Turner
Accession #:
1940.596
Identifier:
40651