Sampler

American
first half of the 18th century
Katherine Bradstreet (American)


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts

Dimensions

29.3 x 17.5 cm (11 9/16 x 6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

52.1385

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground crossed by horizontal bands containing letters of the alphabet, the lowest of these bands terminating in running floral design, below this strawberries on a vine, followed by: “Katharine Bradstree– is my name” and verse which is not entirely decipherable; condition poor.

Provenance

MFA purchase from Miss Catherine B. Campbell of Melrose, Massachusetts, October 9, 1952

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund