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Whitework sampler

English
mid-17th century
Made by Elizabeth Roberts (English English)


Object Place, London, England

Dimensions

Height x width: 16 13/16 x 6 15/16 in. (42.7 x 17.7 cm) (Maximum)

Accession Number

49.1065

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with linen

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

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