Sampler

German
1838


Object Place: Germany

Dimensions

72.6 x 38.1 cm (28 9/16 x 15 in.)

Accession Number

43.989

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Near the top a script alphabet. Beneath this are four rows with various naturalistic floral architectural, animal and religious motives. Beneath this is a wreath with the initials “PPW” and the date. Surrounding this are more motives similar to these above and two smaller wreath with initials. Some stains. White cotton backing. Stitches: cross.

Provenance

Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection