Sampler

Band sampler

English
1687
Hannah Culleup (English)


Object Place: England

Dimensions

83 x 42.5 cm (32 11/16 x 16 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

43.276

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk and linen

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Band sampler of linen plain weave embroidered with polychrome silk floral bands in Montenegrin cross, satin, double running, and basket stitches; geometric bands in linen satin stitch, drawn work, and reticella bands; embroidered “Hannah Culleup” at bottom, with religious verses throughout.

Provenance

Lent by Miss Elizabeth Day McCormick, February 15, 1943; gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection