Sampler

English
1784
Embroidered by E. Barnes (English)


Object Place: Faversham, England

Dimensions

Overall: 18.4 x 12.7 x 0.6 cm (7 1/4 x 5 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2003.431

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Miniature alphabet sampler with crowns, edged in sawtooth stitch; worked in cross, sawtooth, eyelet and running stitches and inscribed at bottom “E. Barnes 1784/Faversham.”

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