Sampler

German
1738


Object Place: Southern Germany

Dimensions

108 x 26 cm (42 1/2 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

38.1144

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Band sampler; upper portion has rows of pictures including ornate vase with flowers, parrot, instruments of the Passion, and peacock and Paschal lamb (from J. Sibmacher); lower portion contains surface filling, narrow floral bands, and alphabets.

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