Sampler

English
1809
Embroidered by Rebecca Blake (English), at Ackworth School (English, founded 1779)


Object Place: Yorkshire, England

Dimensions

Overall: 51.8 x 41.3 x 4.4 cm (20 3/8 x 16 1/4 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2003.399

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Sampler with scattered floral and geometric motifs and letters, worked in polychrome yarns in cross stitch, and inscribed, “Rebecca Blake/Ackworth School/ 1809.”

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