Band sampler

English
1722
Embroidered by Francis Coltman (English)


Object Place: England

Dimensions

Overall: 54.9 x 29.2 x 1.9 cm (21 5/8 x 11 1/2 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2003.386

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Band sampler embroidered in polychrome silk with alaphabet at top and Ecclesiastes verse 12; worked in cross, eyelet and tent stitches and inscribed at bottom “Francis Coltman, May the IV 1722.”

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