Sampler

British
1773
Embroidered by Mary Mason (British)


Object Place: United Kingdom

Dimensions

Overall: 16.8 x 15.2 x 1.9 cm (6 5/8 x 6 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2003.383

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Small pictorial sampler with cupids at top, plants, birds, and butterflies; worked in cross and counted satin stiches and inscribed at bottom “Mary Mason/her work/1773.”

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