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Object Name: Sampler
Date: 1798
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Medium: Linen, silk
Dimensions: Overall: 10 1/2 x 11 1/4 in. ( 26.7 x 28.6 cm )
Place made: North America, United States
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
Object Number: 1945.360
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Marks: embroidered: across center in yellow floss: "Lucy Allens SamPler wrought AD 1798"