Sampler

English
1739
Sarah Leesley (British)


Object Place: Great Britain

Dimensions

22.4 x 21.7 cm (8 13/16 x 8 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

38.1137

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with linen and silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Square holliepoint sampler embroidered in satin stitch, reticella, and hollie point; embroidered in holliepoint below central reticella square “Sarah Leesley”

Provenance

1938, gift of Philip Lehman (b. 1861 - d. 1947), New York, to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 14, 1938)

Credit Line

Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman