Band sampler

English
1712
Embroidered by Elizabeth Sinderbee (English)


Object Place: England

Dimensions

Overall: 85.7 x 25.4 x 3.2 cm (33 3/4 x 10 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2003.385

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Band sampler with “boxers” and serpentine floral bands, with alphabets in one direction and inscription in another; worked in cross, eyelet, stitches, double running, and satin stitches and inscribed “Elizabeth Sinderbee/her sampler/made in the year 1712.”

Provenance

Purchased by Mr. and Mrs. Berger; Gift to the MFA, September 17, 2003

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Berger in memory of Susan Jeannette Westfall