Knitting sampler

Probably German
18th or 19th century


Object Place: Germany (probably)

Dimensions

250 x 7.8 cm (98 7/16 x 3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.1024

Medium or Technique

Cotton knit with silk ribbon trim embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Narrow strip of white linen divided into rectangular sections by short transverse pieces of silk ribbon. Each section worked in a different geometric or linear pattern. The letters “AS” at one end. Soiled. Stitches: cross, lace work.

Provenance

Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection