Sampler

British
18th century


Object Place: Britain

Dimensions

39.5 x 15.4 cm (15 9/16 x 6 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.4017

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Long rectangular sampler worked on mustard colored loosely woven linen with bright polychrome silks in cross and rococo stitches, two flower filled baskets, deer eating leaves, standing on hummock, floral wreath, strawberries, flowers, geometric motifs interspaces.

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