Sampler

European
19th century


Object Place: Continental Europe

Dimensions

23.38 x 26.5 cm (9 3/16 x 10 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.1002

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave embroidered with silk, metallic threads and glass beads

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Design includes a floral wreath with the initials “C R”, floral motives, a bird amidst leafy stalks and a scene with a man and women in 17th century style dress. Ground spotted; edges slightly frayed.

Provenance

Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection