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Bird motif sampler

American, New England
1826
Maker Mary Rogers (American, 19th century)


Object Place: Deerfield, Massachusetts

Dimensions

Height x width: 27.3 × 53.3 cm (10 3/4 × 21 in.)

Accession Number

2017.1338

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk in cross and eyelet stitches

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Sampler with 3 alphabets, house with two facing birds at bottom center and scattered spot motifs, Serpentine rose border on 3 sides, signed “Mary [W.] Rogers [X] II 1826”

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