Sampler

English
mid-17th century


Object Place: Britain

Dimensions

71 x 21.3 cm (27 15/16 x 8 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.281

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with linen and silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Embroidery and lace. Stitches: counted satin, cross, double running, long-armed cross, Montenegrin cross, running, trellis; pulled work including single faggot, square ground; cutwork with buttonhole filling.

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