Sampler; Mary McDonald; 1874; 1986.27.1
SamplerAbout this object
Sampler worked on wide weave linen with Berlin wool depicting each letter of the alphabet in capital letters stitched with a different brightly coloured wool for each letter. In the centre are numbers zero to nine within a border and underneath this is the maker's name, 'Mary McDonald' and date completed 'Finished June 24th 1874'. At the base are the initials W.H. New Zealand.
Reference to this vintage sampler and that crafted by Mary's sister Ann McDonald can be located in the publication 'New Zealand's Historic Samplers Our Stitched Stories by Vivien Caughley.
1874Medium and Materials
420mm x 420mmCredit Line
Donated by G Carruth, Whangarei Museum, Kiwi NorthObject Type
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