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Sampler

possibly German
1823


Object Place: Europe

Dimensions

22.25" x 27.25" (Framed: 27.25" x 32.25")

Accession Number

2017.1334

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered in silk in cross stitch

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Large sampler embroidered with 4 alphabets and bands of small pictures including the instruments of the passion, larger band at the bottom filled with birds and animals, inscribed “E. B.”

Markings

EB

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