Sampler

English or Scottish
1810
Embroidered by Ann Spreckley (British)


Object Place: England or Scotland

Dimensions

Overall: 44.8 x 46.7 x 2.2 cm (17 5/8 x 18 3/8 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

2003.430

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Pictorial sampler with birds and flowers and honeysuckle border; worked in cross, satin, and sawtooth stitches and inscribed, “Ann Spreckley, her work, Freeby, 1810.”

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