Sampler

English
1811
Rebecca Furler (British, born about 1803)


Object Place: Britain

Dimensions

44.2 x 30.7 cm (17 3/8 x 12 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.4014

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Embroidered with cross, chain and several other canvas stitches; frame of angular serpentine flowering vine, rest of design arranged in horizontal rows composed of stylized plants, flowers, birds and flower filled urns, in lower center a memorial urn reading: “In memory of M. Furler who died March 11, 1811”, in lower center framed by laurel wreath; “Rebca Furler Her Work Aged 8 Years 1811;” a number of small holes.

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