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Band sampler

English
1736
Maker Ann Buningham (18th century)


Dimensions

Height x width: 38.1 × 20.3 cm (15 × 8 in.)

Accession Number

2017.1339

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered in silk with cross, long-arm cross, counted satin, satin, and eyelet stitches

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Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Band sampler with verses alternating with floral bands in a variety of stitches, cartouche at the bottom inscribed, “Ann Buningham Her Sampler Finished September 16 1736” flowering pots embroidered on either side

Provenance

By 2012, Robert and Mary Lou Sutter, Hanson, MA; 2017, bequest of Robert and Mary Lou Sutter to the MFA. (Accession date: June 21, 2017)

Credit Line

Bequest of Robert C. and Mary Lou Sutter