Sampler

English
1837


Object Place: United Kingdom

Dimensions

Overall: 10.2 x 10.2 x 1.6 cm (4 x 4 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

2003.389

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Miniature sampler with strawberry border, pot of flowers in center, flanked by two birds; worked in cross stitch with blue and red silk and inscribed “For a Friend 1837.”

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