Darning sampler

1849


Object Place: Germany or Holland

Dimensions

46.6 x 50.3 cm (18 3/8 x 19 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

46.747

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Darning or running stitch sampler. Square tan cotton ground having crosses, squares and lines of various linear, geometric and lozenge patterns, in polychrome silk yarns, randomly placed; some overlapping. Stitches: marking cross, pattern darning, simple darning. Slightly soiled.

Provenance

Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to the MFA, 1946

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection