Sampler

Object Number: 
1956.154
Date: 
1872
Medium: 
Cotton, wool
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 7/8 x 6 1/4 in. ( 22.5 x 15.9 cm )
Marks: 
embroidered: across bottom in red yarn: "JESSIE / AUG. '72."
Description: 
Vertical rectangular starched cotton unfinished sampler with various colors of wool yarn; horizontal rows of alphabets on top half, some separated by rows of design, random stitching and inscription in bottom half; stitched in cross and running stitches.
Gallery Label: 
This sampler was made by Jessie Elizabeth Haw (1858-1934), daughter of Caspar Haw and his wife Hannah Valentine West.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Joseph Keppler
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group