Sampler

British
1777


Object Place: United Kingdom

Dimensions

Overall: 21 x 17.1 x 1.3 cm (8 1/4 x 6 3/4 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2003.384

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Small marking sampler with alphabet, flowers, and lion; worked in cross and chain stitches and inscribed “ANCSD 1777 no.”

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