Sampler

German
1735


Object Place: probably Nuremberg, Germany

Dimensions

33.5 x 31.5 cm (13 3/16 x 12 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.6272

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Across the top are rows of letters and numbers. The initials “M.S.D.” and the date 1735. Below are parrots, a dog, pots and vases of flowers and a basket of fruit. Across the bottom are rectangular spaces worked with various stitches.

Provenance

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft to MFA, 1901

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection