Sampler

English
about 1835
Embroidered by Mary Ann King (English, born about 1825)


Object Place: England

Dimensions

Overall: 41.9 x 32.1 x 1.6 cm (16 1/2 x 12 5/8 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

2003.417

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Embroidered with verse “You whose fond wishes to heaven aspire…” at top and bottom, large vase in center, honeysuckle border on four sides; worked in cross stitch and inscribed “M. Ann King in the 10th year of her age.”

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