Sampler

German
late 18th century


Object Place: Germany

Dimensions

23 x 37.4 cm (9 1/16 x 14 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

50.4018

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Worked in tent and great variety of other canvas stitches; borders on all four sides of flowering branches, center rectangle worked largely in white showing blocks of various canvas stitches, bound with faded pink silk ribbon.

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Edward C. Moore and Miss Mary Magoun Brown to MFA, 1950

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward C. Moore, and Miss Mary Magoun Brown, in memory of their mother, Mrs. John Crosby Brown