Genealogical sampler

American
1837
Embroidered by Harriet Estabrook (American)


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Overall: 60.3 x 56.5 x 3.2 cm (23 3/4 x 22 1/4 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2003.396

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Genealogical sampler of Estabrook family with border of floral sprigs; family lineage worked in the center in brown silk and signed “Harriet A. Estabrook 1837;” worked in cross, satin, and back stitches.

Provenance

Purchased by Mr. and Mrs. Berger; Gift to the MFA, September 17, 2003

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Berger in memory of Susan Jeannette Westfall