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Sampler

Unknown1880

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Five alphabets introduced by a Maltese cross. Field divided into bands of isolated motifs at bottom field has bands of repeating pattern.

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Details

  • Title: Sampler
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 1880
  • Physical Dimensions: w488 x h610 cm
  • Inscribed: M.D.
  • Dimensions: H x W: 61 x 48.6 cm (24 x 19 1/8 in.)
  • Type: Sampler
  • Rights: Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer
  • Medium: Medium: silk and cotton embroidery on cotton foundation Technique: embroidered in cross and satin stitches on plain weave foundation

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