Band sampler

Scottish
first half 19th century
Embroidered by Harriet Bertram (Scottish)


Object Place: Scotland

Dimensions

Overall: 44.5 x 21.6 x 1.3 cm (17 1/2 x 8 1/2 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2003.433

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Alphabet band sampler embroidered in cross and eyelet stitches by Harriet Bertram, aged 8 years; back of frame labeled “A Haig Product, Lady Haig’s Poppy Factory, Made by disabled Scottish ex-service men in Lady Haig’s Poppy Factory, Marryat House, 24 Calton Road, Edinburgh.”

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