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Sampler

Item Information

Title:
Sampler
Description:
Cross stitched sampler by "Lucy Ann Nash Aged 12 Wrought Weymouth 1826." In green and brown cotton on linen, the sampler begins with the upper case of the alphabet in script, then in plain lettering, below her signature is an embroidered scene with two trees flanking a basket of flowers. The border is a cross stitched flowering vine. Under glass in thin black wood frame.
Embroiderer:
Nash, Lucy Ann, b. ca. 1814
Date:
1826
Format:
Objects/Artifacts
Genre:
cotton (textile)
cross-stitching
embroidering
linen (material)
samplers (embroidery)
needlework (visual works)
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
Digitized Museum Collections
Subjects:
alphabets (symbols)
baskets (containers)
vines
floral patterns
trees
Linen
Cotton
Cross-stitched
Alphabet
Tree
Fruit Basket
Vine
Embroidered
Places:
Massachusetts
MaineYork (county)South Berwick
Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.)
Extent:
16 in. x 14.125 in. (H x W)
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
Contact host institution for more information.
Notes:
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
Accession #:
1949.879
Identifier:
7612