Sampler

American (New York State)
1775
Ann Clarkson (American (born in Britain, about 1765))


Object Place: Britain

Dimensions

38.5 x 32 cm (15 3/16 x 12 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

47.1373

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Serpentine floral border enclosing Psalm 125 worked in cross stitch above pastoral scene; signed “Ann Clarkson, Her Work Aged Ten years, 1775”. Stitches: cross, Florentine, running, tent, upright gobelin.

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot to MFA, 1947

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot