Sampler

Object Number: 
1954.183
Date: 
ca. 1780
Medium: 
Linen, silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/2 x 8 in. ( 21.6 x 20.3 cm )
Marks: 
embroidered: near bottom in pink floss: "Cornelia Remsen / Worked this in the 6 Year of her / Age"
Description: 
Vertical rectangular linen sampler with various colors of silk thread; horizontal rows of alphabets separated by rows of designs, inscription and floral design at bottom, straight borders on all sides; cross stitched.
Gallery Label: 
Cornelia Remsen, daughter of Hendrik Remsen and Cornelia Dickenzon, was christened at the Dutch Reformed Church in New York City in 1769.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Edward Rutledge and daughters
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group