Sampler

Turkish
early 19th century


Object Place: Turkey

Dimensions

53.4 x 39.2 cm (21 x 15 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.4035

Medium or Technique

Linen; plain weave embroidered with cotton

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Sampler worked in double running stitch, great variety of stylized floral motifs arranged roughly in horizontal rows; a number of stains, embroidery silks much faded.

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