Sampler

American
Colonial
early 18th century
Elizabeth Tompson (American)


Object Place: New England

Dimensions

29.5 x 21.5 cm (11 5/8 x 8 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.1779

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Yellow linen worked with colored silks. The design consists of rows of borders and letters, and the signature of “Elizabeth Tompson”. The piece is unfinished.

Provenance

Gift of Miss Adelaide Pearson to MFA, 1898

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone