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Sampler

Description

Alphabet sampler with eleven lines of letters and numbers making up three multi-colored alphabets. Each row of letters is separated by a decorative line of stitching or border pattern. The design of the sampler is enclosed by a complete strawberry pattern border. The all four edges are finished with a rolled hem.

Date

1801

Materials

Linen, cotton, silk

Dimensions

16 3/8 H x 10 W inches

Resource ID

9710

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Mary Jane Lane and Mr. Robert Reber from the Estate of Elizabeth Abell Reber

Digital Publisher

Digital resource provided by the Maryland Center for History and Culture

Rights

This digital image is made available here for private study, scholarship, and research. Commercial and other uses are prohibited without the permission of the Maryland Center for History and Culture. For more information, visit the MCHC’s Reproductions and Permissions web page.