Marking sampler

British
1738
Sarah Barnett (British)


Object Place: Britain

Dimensions

33 x 22.2 cm (13 x 8 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

39.566

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Undyed plain weave linen ground embroidered in chain stitch with multiple alphabets, arabic numerals, and religious verses; crowns denoting various aristocratic ranks at bottom; signed “Sarah Barnett 1738”

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. F. H. Cook to MFA, 1939

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. F. H. Cook