Sampler

American (Rhode Island)
about 1725–50
Katherine Almy (American), Hannah Townsend (American)


Object Place: Rhode Island, United States

Dimensions

23.7 x 15.4 cm (9 5/16 x 6 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

45.765

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Small band sampler embroidered at the top with large letter and the name “Katherine Almy,” the bottom is embroidered with narrow bands in double running stitch, which were done by Katharine Almy’s daughter, Hannah Townsend.

Provenance

Gift of Miss Florence R. Kenyon to MFA, 1945

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Florence R. Kenyon