Unfinished Sampler

Object Number: 
1945.360
Date: 
1798
Medium: 
Linen, silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 1/2 x 11 1/4 in. ( 26.7 x 28.6 cm )
Marks: 
embroidered: across center in yellow floss: "Lucy Allens SamPler wrought AD 1798"
Description: 
Horizontal rectangular unfinished linen sampler stiched in various colors of silk floss; floral motif across top, horizontal rows of alphabets and numbers, some separated by rows of design; stitching primarily on top half, random stitching on bottom half; stitches include cross, satin, chain, outline, eyelet.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mary L. and Ellen Constant
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group