Sampler

German
1811


Object Place: Germany

Dimensions

46.2 x 44.4 cm (18 3/16 x 17 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

50.4019

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Central square panel with striped border of darning stitches enclosing tree with bird feeding young in cross stitch, sixteen areas, many cross shapes showing variety of darning stitches around central square; beneath tree initials: A. V. D. B. and ANNO 1811 in cross stitch.

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