Needlepoint

Needlepoint
Title
Needlepoint
Date 
1830
Medium 
Linen, silk
Dimensions 
Overall: 16 5/8 x 18 1/8 in. ( 42.2 x 46 cm )
Description 
Horizontal rectangular linen sampler stitched in various colors of silk floss; alphabets across top, poem across center, inscription and designs at bottom, bordered by zig-zag; cross stitched.
Credit Line 
Gift of Arthur, Dry & Dole for the estate of Lulu Newton, 1959
Object Number 
INV.1084
Marks 
embroidered: center bottom, in blue floss: "Emily/Almira ChaPPell/Aged 10 Years/New York/APril 12 1830"
Gallery Label 
Object was recieved by N-YHS in 1959 and never accessioned.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group