Sampler

German
1733


Object Place: probably South Germany

Dimensions

86.2 x 19 cm (33 15/16 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

01.6275

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with linen and silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

At the bottom, worked in cross stitch, are a man, a woman, flowers, letters and a wreath in which are the initials “B.S., 1733”. Above are rows of conventional flowers worked with French knots.

Provenance

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft to MFA, 1901

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection