Sampler

German
1798


Object Place: German

Dimensions

55.5 x 67.6 cm (21 7/8 x 26 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

38.1162

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave embroidered with silk and metallic threads

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ivory silk plain weave embroidered with silk, satin stitch predominates, with floral sprigs and neoclassical motifs. Urn at bottom left embroidered with date 1798. Stitches: French knot, laid work, satin, shaded satin, and stem.

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