Sampler

American
1832
Embroidered by Jane Felton (American, born in 1822)


Object Place: Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 47 x 49.5 x 1.9 cm (18 1/2 x 19 1/2 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2003.425

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Alphabet sampler embroidered with rose and grapevine border worked in cross eyelet, and satin stiches and inscribed “Executed by Jane Felton, August 6, 1832, aged 10 years.”

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