Sampler

English
1802
Embroidered by Elizabeth Turner (English, born in 1789)


Object Place: England

Dimensions

Overall: 46 x 43.2 x 4.4 cm (18 1/8 x 17 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2003.398

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Sampler with verse “Remember now thy creator …” with strawberry border, windmills, flowers, and hunting scene; worked in cross stitch and inscribed, “Elizabeth Turner finished this sampler November 25. 1802, aged 13 years. Instructed by M. Howard.” In original frame and mount.

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