Band sampler

English
mid-17th century


Object Place: England

Dimensions

65 x 18.1 cm (25 9/16 x 7 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.272

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with linen, silk, and metallic thread

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Natural plain-weave linen ground embroidered band sampler. Needle lace floral bands with drawnwork band at bottom, needle lace scene of Judith and Holofernes at top accented with polychrome silk.

Provenance

Lent by Miss Elizabeth Day McCormick, February 15, 1943; gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection