Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • United States
  • sampler, 1804
  • Where object was made: United States
  • Berlin woolwork on linen
  • Paper Type: tent
  • Object Height/Width: 29.84 x 34.29 cm
    Object Height/Width: 11 3/4 x 13 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.6811

Sampler with animals, flowers, and an inscription. In the center is a large red, green, orange, and blue bird perched on a branch. There are red flowers and green leaves on the branch to the left, right, and below the bird. There is a peacock in the top left corner, a butterfly top center, and a rooster in the top right corner. There is a stag/deer in the bottom left corner, an inscription in the middle, and a rabbit in the bottom right. There is a red Greek fret/key border on all four sides.