Sampler

Object Number: 
1932.83
Date: 
1800
Medium: 
Linen, silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 16 1/4 x 13 3/8 in. ( 41.3 x 34 cm )
Marks: 
embroidered: bottom center, in gold floss: "Mary/Halls Work/In The 12 yea (sic)/of her age/1800"
Description: 
Vertical rectangular linen sampler with various colors of silk floss; alphabet and maxim across top quarter, design and quotes beneath, two maxims across center, inscription and designs at bottom, bordered by floral motif; stitches include cross, knots, chain, outline and running.
Credit Line: 
Gift of George A. Zabriskie
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group