Genealogical sampler

American
1834
Embroidered by Sarah C. Smith (American)


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Overall: 47.3 x 47.3 x 2.5 cm (18 5/8 x 18 5/8 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

2003.405

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Smith family genealogy within arbor surrounded by stylized rose vine; worked in cross and long stitches and inscribed below, “Wrought by Sarah C. Smith, December 26, 1834.”

Provenance

Purchased by Mr. and Mrs. Berger; Gift to the MFA, September 17, 2003

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Berger in memory of Susan Jeannette Westfall