Sampler

American
about 1811
Rebecah French (American, born in 1802)


Object Place: New Hampshire, United States

Dimensions

50.5 x 45 cm (19 7/8 x 17 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

60.167

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Alphabet and numbers on upper half of sampler. On lower half are birds, flowers and trrees. Embroidered: REBECAH FRENCH BORN FEBRUARY 15TH A. D. 1802 AGED 9 YEARS. Good condition. Framed and glazed.

Provenance

Bequest of Mrs. Dorothy Melcher Sneath to MFA, 1960

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Dorothy Melcher Sneath