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Sampler

American, New England
about 1787
Maker Hannah Eaton Hunt (American, born in 1799)


Object Place: New Hampshire

Dimensions

Framed: 23.25" x 18.25"

Accession Number

2017.1335

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk in eyelet, cross, satin, and queen stitches

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Large sampler with 3 alphabets, verses, and stylized trees with animals at the bottom, inscribed “Hannah Eaton Hunt Jan. 3 1779”

Provenance

By 2012, Robert and Mary Lou Sutter, Hanson, MA; 2017, bequest of Robert and Mary Lou Sutter to the MFA. (Accession date: June 21, 2017)

Credit Line

Bequest of Robert C. and Mary Lou Sutter