ABC sampler

Description: Border in navy blue & light & dark rose, is not finished. 1st alphabet & numbers in 1/2" letters in medium blue. Script alphabet 1" in dark rose. 1" flowery alphabet in dark rose. 1 1/4" letters in dark blue & medium blue starting on letter "U." Tree and flower in lower right corner.
Block letters, like those in this sampler, are typically found in Quaker samplers. Needlework projects, including samplers, were often not finished because the tuition ran out for schooling or the teacher quit. This sampler features cross stitch and eyelet stitches.
Collection: Conner Prairie Museum Textile Collection
Copyright: No Copyright – United States
Subjects: Textile fabrics -- History

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