Map sampler

English
1797


Object Place: Britain

Dimensions

52.8 x 45.6 cm (20 13/16 x 17 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.1016

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave embroidered with silk, ink

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The countries, surrounding islalnds and neighboring coastlines, are labelled and outlined in a different color. Border with a continuous slim stalk having naturalistic blossom and leaves openly spaced. Edged with pink silk ribbon. Mounted on tan linen. The ground is missing and broken in several areas. Stitches: back, couching, running, satin, shaded satin, trellis.

Provenance

Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection