Sampler

American
1826
Nancy Pearson (American)


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

20.8 x 42 cm (8 3/16 x 16 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

33.327

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is loosely woven light neutral colored linen. The alphabet is repeated several times, with Arabic numerals and “Wrought by Nancy Pearson Boston May 16, 1826”. Worked in cross stitch with green, black and a little red silk.

Provenance

Gift of William S. Rumrill to MFA, 1933

Credit Line

Gift of William S. Rumrill