Sampler

American
1797
Lydia Tyler (American, born in 1787)


Object Place: Methuen, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

30.7 x 33.5 cm (12 1/16 x 13 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

32.322

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Coarse thin linen, light neutral color. Design: horizontal rows of letters of the alphabet, the name of the maker, etc., worked in cross stitch with blue, green, neutral orange and a little yellow and black silk. “Lydia Tyler. Was. Born. On. Monday. June. The. 25. 1787. This. Work. I. Wrought. When. At. School. To. Miss. Sally. Flint. In. The. Year. 1797. When. This. You. See. Remember. Me. LT”.

Provenance

Bequest of Charles Hitchcock Tylor to MFA, 1932

Credit Line

Bequest of Charles Hitchcock Tyler