Sampler

English or Scottish
1819
Embroidered by Maria White (British, born in 1810)


Object Place: England or Scotland

Dimensions

Overall: 50.2 x 41.6 x 3.8 cm (19 3/4 x 16 3/8 x 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2003.423

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Alphabet sampler with “Do you, ye fair…” worked in cross and counted satin stitches and inscribed “Maria White’s work, aged 9 years.” In original mount and frame.

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