Sampler

English
1838
Embroidered by Honor How (English), at Cutcombe School (English)


Object Place: England

Dimensions

Overall: 50.8 x 42.7 x 2.5 cm (20 x 16 13/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

2003.392

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Sampler with verse “On religion…” with alphabet and floral borders worked in cross, satin, stem, and buttonhole stitches and inscribed “Honor How, March 15, 1838, Cutcombe School.”

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