Sampler

English
1837
Embroidered by Mary Ann King (English, born about 1825)


Object Place: England

Dimensions

Overall: 46 x 51.8 x 2.2 cm (18 1/8 x 20 3/8 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

2003.416

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Sampler with verse “Jesus permit thy gracious name…” and floral border; worked in cross stitch and inscribed “Mary Ann King/1837.”

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