Band sampler

English
mid-17th century
Elizabeth Clobery (British)


Object Place: Britain

Dimensions

44.7 x 19.5 cm (17 5/8 x 7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.282

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Short band sampler; linen embroidered in silk with floral bands, “Elizabeth Clobery” embroidered at bottom. Embroidered with cross, montenegrin cross, running, double running, chain, and detached buttonhole stitches

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