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Wrought by Sela Sibley Aged... sampler
  • Sela Sibley
    died 1875
    active: United States
  • Wrought by Sela Sibley Aged... sampler, 1817
  • Where object was made: United States
  • silk thread on linen, embroidering
  • Paper Type: cross, satin, stem
  • Object Height/Width: 26.67 x 43.18 cm
    Object Height/Width: 10 1/2 x 17 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • On view: Long Ellis Gallery, 315, E3
  • 1928.6817
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Sampler with two uppercase, one lowercase, and one script alphabet in horizontal bands from the top, separated by thin geometric bands of pattern. There are inscriptions in the middle. In the bottom left quadrant is a landscape scene with a yellow two story house, trees, freehand flowers, and two full-length human figures. In the bottom right quadrant is a large flower basket, freehand flowers, and two full-length human figures. Colors include black, blue, green, and tan on tan.