Sampler

German
early 19th century


Object Place: Germany

Dimensions

37 x 32.5 cm (14 9/16 x 12 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.959

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk and wool

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Six different lettering styles of alphabet separated by simple lines or floral vines. Cream colored linen ground with polychrome silk and some polychrome wool yarns. One break in ground near top. Stitches: cross, tent.

Provenance

Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection