Whitework sampler

Inscription

Elizabeth Robert

Provenance

Made by Elizabeth Roberts in England before her marriage to Samuel Shrimpton of Boston (1643-1698); Inherited by her descendant Miss Georgiana Welles Sargent (born 1858) of New York City; Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent, to MFA, 1949

Credit Line

Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent

Whitework sampler

London, England
Dimensions
Height x width: 16 13/16 x 6 15/16 in. (42.7 x 17.7 cm) (Maximum)
Medium or Technique
Linen plain weave embroidered with linen
Classification
Textiles
Accession Number
49.1065
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