Spot sampler

English
17th century


Object Place: Britain

Dimensions

30.4 x 17.3 cm (11 15/16 x 6 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.280

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered in silk

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Small spot sampler embroidered with geometric purse designs, flowers, birds and moth. Stitches: chain stitch (from the back), rococco.

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