Sampler

American, probably New York
1796
Abigail Gould (American, born about 1784)


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

25 x 30 cm (9 13/16 x 11 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

41.253

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk and wool

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Pictorial sampler embroidered in cross stitch with wool and silk; a man and woman standing beneath an apple tree; inscribed “Abigail Gould her work aged 12 years 1796.”

Provenance

Gift of Miss Jeannette Woodward to MFA. April 10, 1941.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jeannette Woodward