Knitting sampler

Probably German
18th century


Object Place: Germany (probably)

Dimensions

359.5 x 14.4 cm (141 9/16 x 5 11/16 in.) (detail shown)

Accession Number

43.1022

Medium or Technique

Cotton knit backed with paper and edged with pink silk ribbon and bows

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Knitted circles of white cotton, joined end to end, with various simple concentric floral and geometric motives. Edged with red silk and backed with red paper. Soiled. Stitches: knit lace.

Provenance

Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection