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Sampler

Object Number: 
1961.19
Date: 
1833
Medium: 
Linen, silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 19 1/8 x 15 5/8 in. ( 48.6 x 39.7 cm )
Marks: 
embroidered: center, above verse in brown and black floss: "Eliza Sproul Born August 19 1822 / her Sampler performed in the sumer in the / 11 th year of her age 1833"
Description: 
Vertical rectangular linen sampler stitched in various colors silk floss; center with horizontal rows of alphabets, inscription and verse segregated by rows of design, wide floral border on all sides; stitches include cross, satin, chain, whipping, outline, feather, couch.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Nanette Bryan
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group