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Knitting sampler

  • Object:
    Knitting sampler
  • Local name:
  • Size (cm):
    100 x 21.5
  • Gender:
  • Place of origin:
    Hungary
  • Region, group, style:
  • Date of object:
    1791
  • Category:
    Samples and samplers
  • Material(s):
    Linen, paper
  • Techniques:
    Hand knitted, sewn onto paper
  • TRC number:
    TRC 2016.2261
  • Storage location:
    Hungary 014
  • Donor/gift:

Description

Sampler with six rows with initials, the date 1791, the alphabet and numbers (1-10), then twelve rows of decorative knitted patterns. The sampler was sewn at some point onto a piece of pink paper.