Hebrew sampler

Jewish
1830
C. M.


Object Place: possibly German

Dimensions

Height x width: 33.7 × 35.6 cm (13 1/4 × 14 in.)

Accession Number

2017.1332

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk in cross and eyelet stitches

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Hebrew sampler with Latin alphabet, Hebrew alphabet, and numbers worked in cross stitch, initialed C. M. and dated 1830. Embroidered with floral bands, spot motifs, and a large bird at the bottom.

Signed

C.M.

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