Genealogical sampler

American
1825–26
Embroidered by Margaret C. Gregg (American, born about 1811)


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Overall: 50.2 x 47.9 x 3.2 cm (19 3/4 x 18 7/8 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2003.400

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Gregg family genealogy within arbor surrounded by rose vine; worked in satin, stem, knot, and cross stitches and inscribed below, “wrought by Margaret C. Gregg, aged 14 years.”

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