Digital Commonwealth

Alphabet/Verse Sampler

Item Information

Title:
Alphabet/Verse Sampler
Description:
Alphabet/Verse Sampler. Vertical rectangle on ivory linen, strawberry and vine border. Verse above, large scale flowers, small scale house and animals below. Alphabet: letters "U" & "V" are reversed, the letter "J" is missing. Numbers: 1-8. Other stitches: satin stitch, cross stitch. Gilt wooden frame.
Embroiderer:
Camroux, Louisa, 1806-
Date:
1817
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)
architecture (object genre)
architectural elements
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Aves (class)
education
floral patterns
numerals
poetry
Silk
Linen
Embroidered
Cross-stitched
Floral
Bird
Alphabet
Education
Architecture
Poetry
Numbers
Extent:
18 3/16 in. x 13 11/16 in. (H x W)
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
Contact host institution for more information.
Notes:
Anonymous gift
Accession #:
1948.35
Identifier:
7648