Sampler

English or Scottish
18th century
Embroidered by Sara Elcock (British)


Object Place: England or Scotland

Dimensions

Overall: 46 x 25.7 x 3.2 cm (18 1/8 x 10 1/8 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2003.426

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk and metallic thread

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Sampler with chapter from Exodus worked in cross, tent, eyelet, chain, rococco, florentine, knot, and satin stitches by Sara Elcock aged 11 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