Whitework sampler

European
second half of 18th century


Object Place: Continental Europe

Dimensions

53.7 x 10.2 cm (21 1/8 x 4 in.)

Accession Number

43.1001

Medium or Technique

Linen filet net embroidered with linen

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Rectangular strip of white linen filet net, darned with various geometric motives, mounted on green paper. Soiled: paper worn and faded. Stitches: filling and interlacing.

Provenance

Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection