Berlinwork sampler

German
1872
Maria Dresler (German)


Object Place: Germany

Dimensions

73.5 x 24.5 cm (28 15/16 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.995

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave embroidered with wool

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Funerary theme; a scroll with the words “Au Revoir,” a recumbent lamb, several monumental crosses and stones, wreaths and floral vines. Beneath this is a scene with a buck and fawn. On the bottom edge are the words “Rok v. Maria Dresl-r. 1872” . Stained; slightly worn. Stitches: tent.

Provenance

Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection