Sampler

Dutch
1841
Maria Elzelina Cristina Hazen (Dutch)


Object Place: Holland

Dimensions

35.5 x 35.7 cm (14 x 14 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.4010

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Sampler worked on closely woven white linen with polychrome silks, dark green, dark red, and taupe predominating in cross stitch; border on all four sides of minute strawberry vine, ground arranged in horizontal rows of alphabet letters in different styles and Arabic numerals; at bottom inscription: “Maria. Elzelina Cristina Hazen Oud 10. IAAR 1841”
Stitches: cross, eyelet.

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Edward C. Moore and Miss Mary Magoun Brown to MFA, 1950

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward C. Moore, and Miss Mary Magoun Brown, in memory of their mother, Mrs. John Crosby Brown