Requires Photography

Sampler

American, Massachusetts
about 1800
Maker Elizabeth (Betsy) Haws (American, (Dorchester, Massachusetts))


Object Place: Dorchester, Massachusetts

Dimensions

Height x width: 20.3 × 32.4 cm (8 × 12 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2017.1337

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk in cross and satin stitches

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Sampler with horizontal bands of alphabets and inscriptions, small band at the bottom with birds and plants

Provenance

By 2012, Robert and Mary Lou Sutter, Hanson, MA; 2017, bequest of Robert and Mary Lou Sutter to the MFA. (Accession date: June 21, 2017)

Credit Line

Bequest of Robert C. and Mary Lou Sutter