Spot sampler

English
17th century


Object Place: Britain

Dimensions

55.1 x 24.2 cm (21 11/16 x 9 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

43.279

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk and metallic thread

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Stitches: back, Cretan, cross, eyelet, rice, rococco, Russian overcast filling; metal yarns embroidered including chain, couching, knot, plaited braid.

Provenance

Lent by Miss Elizabeth Day McCormick, February 15, 1943; gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection