Sampler

Scottish
1766
Embroidered by Elizabeth Liteljohn (Scottish)


Object Place: Scotland

Dimensions

Overall: 25.1 x 35.6 x 2.9 cm (9 7/8 x 14 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

2003.381

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Alphabet sampler embroidered with cross and eyelet stitches; elaborate initials below outlined in double running stitch with honeysuckle border on both sides.

Provenance

Purchased by Mr. and Mrs. Berger; Gift to the MFA, September 17, 2003

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Berger in memory of Susan Jeannette Westfall