Knitting sampler

German
early 19th century


Object Place: Germany

Dimensions

52 x 6.5 cm (20 1/2 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.4020

Medium or Technique

Cotton knit

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Horizontal blocks show great variety of lace work knitting stitches; worked entirely with white cotton, now stained and yellowed.

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Edward C. Moore and Miss Mary Magoun Brown to MFA, 1950

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward C. Moore, and Miss Mary Magoun Brown, in memory of their mother, Mrs. John Crosby Brown