Spot sampler

British
17th century


Object Place: Britain

Dimensions

52 x 17.3 cm (20 1/2 x 6 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

39.568

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk, wool and metallic thread

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Stitches including: basket, cross, double running, eyelet, Florentine, ladder and variations, long-armed cross, needleweaving, plaited braid, reverse chain, rice, rococo, Roumanian, running, satin.

Provenance

Gift of Miss Gertrude Townsend to MFA, 1939

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Gertrude Townsend