Sampler

English
1721
Elizabeth Steell (British)


Object Place: Britain

Dimensions

45.5 x 37 cm (17 15/16 x 14 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.285

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk and metallic thread

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Undyed linen plain weave embroidered with silk and metallic in with two tablets in center with Verse from Exodus, Chap. XX; vase at bottom with floral serpentine lower border, two handled vases at bottom sides below figures of Moses and Aaron?; clouds above with two putti at center holding up crown; now unframed.

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