Sampler

Object Number: 
1963.177
Date: 
1789
Medium: 
Linen, silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. ( 31.8 x 24.1 cm )
Marks: 
embroidered: centered above motto, brown floss: "Elizabeth / Holland." embroidered: centered at bottom, green floss: "1789"
Description: 
Vertical rectangular linen sampler stitched in various colors of silk floss; alphabets across top in three segregated rows, verse in center with image of house beneath, naturalistic designs across bottom, bordered on all sides with geometric floral motif; stitches include cross, satin, straight, running and knots.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Irving S. Olds
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group