Sampler

French
1854
Marie Galibert (French)


Object Place: France

Dimensions

26 x 28.2 cm (10 1/4 x 11 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.1018

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

At the top are the upper and lower case alphabets plus numbers. Beneath this appears the name “Marie Galibert” plus other letters and the date. Filling the remaining field beneath are simple stylized motives of a central architectural design flanked by birds and plants. Slightly stained. Stitches: cross.

Provenance

Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection