Sampler

American
1825
Mary Ann Bradbury (American)


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

31 x 32.5 cm (12 3/16 x 12 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

30.478

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is unbleached linen canvas. The design consists of alphabets and Arabic numerals in rows, worked with eye stitch and cross-stitch. In the bottom row, “Mary Ann Bradbury 1825.”

Provenance

Lent by Mrs. Frederick T. Bradbury, December 6, 1928; bequest of Mrs. Harriet J. Bradbury to MFA, 1930

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Harriet J. Bradbury