B. Lazarus' Sampler


One Hebrew alphabet of 21 consonants. Two block alphabets with no "J." Three script alphabets with no "J." Numbers to 10. Alphabet letters and numbers each worked in different color. Six narrow geometric crossbands. Border of geometric design on all four sides. Silk embroidery thread on cotton ground. STITCHES: cross, satin. THREAD COUNT: warp 37, weft 36/in.


"B Lazarus 1843"


B. Lazarus has not yet been identified.

Date Made: 1843Associated Dates: 1983

Part Of: Warshaw CollectionMaker: Lazarus, B.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: World

Depicted: Alphabets


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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.T293320.0700Accession Number: 293320Catalog Number: T293320.0700

Object Name: samplerOther Terms: sampler; 1843

Physical Description: silk (overall material)cotton (overall material)gold (overall color)brown (overall color)violet (overall color)yellow (overall color)tan (overall color)embroidery (overall production method/technique)Measurements: overall: 9 1/2 in x 11 1/8 in; 24.13 cm x 28.2575 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-ca8a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1141565

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