Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • United States
  • sampler, circa 1800
  • Where object was made: United States
  • silk thread on linen, embroidering
  • Paper Type: cross
  • Object Height/Width: 43.81 x 45.08 cm
    Object Height/Width: 17 1/4 x 17 3/4 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.0954

Unfinished sampler with an uppercase alphabet in two bands across the top. the "J" has been left out and there is an extra "A" on the end. There is a border with pink flowers around all four sides. The center is empty except for a small basket with three green forms in the bottom left corner. Colors include blue, greens, pink, red, and tan on tan.