Sampler

English
1800
Embroidered by Fanny Fletcher Dean (English), at Strait School (English)


Object Place: England

Dimensions

Overall: 46.4 x 34.6 x 1.3 cm (18 1/4 x 13 5/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2003.397

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Sampler embroidered with wave border enclosing a cross-stitched lattice with animals, people, and potted plants; worked in cross stitch and inscribed “Fanny Fletcher Dean/her work/in the year of our Lord/1800/Strait School.”

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