Whitework sampler

German
1762


Object Place: Germany

Dimensions

25.5 x 32 cm (10 1/16 x 12 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.6279

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with linen and silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White muslin on which are worked with white thread, squares of various stitches. The outline of the squares, the date, 1762, and the letters M,C,O,F,W,M,S,S,M,X,M,A, are worked with pink silk.

Provenance

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft to MFA, 1901

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection