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Darning sampler

English
probably late 18th century
Maker Ann Cracknell (English)


Dimensions

Framed: 16.25" x 18.25"

Accession Number

2017.1336

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered in silk with darning, stem, satin, and knot stitches

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Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Darning sampler with floral bouquet in the center and surrounded by 12 darning exercises, inscribed “Ann Cracknell Aged 10 Years”

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