Map sampler

"A Map of England & Wales"

English
about 1800
Embroidered by G. Wallis (English)


Object Place: England

Dimensions

Overall: 37.5 x 31.8 x 2.5 cm (14 3/4 x 12 1/2 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

2003.390

Medium or Technique

Silk satin embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

A map sampler of England and Wales depicting the counties of each country, bordered with a rose vine and worked in running, split, and satin stiches.

Provenance

Purchased by Mr. and Mrs. Berger; Gift to the MFA, September 17, 2003

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Berger in memory of Susan Jeannette Westfall