Sampler

American
1841
Esther E. Histed (American, born about 1841)


Object Place: Erie County, Pennslyvania, United States

Dimensions

49.8 x 50.8 cm (19 5/8 x 20 in.)

Accession Number

14.6

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Across the top are worked alphabets and numbers, below are three baskets of flowers with birds on two. Worked with light blue, light green, deep pink, yellow and black silk.

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Mary Chapin Smith of Highlands, N. C. (formerly of Boston) to MFA, 1914

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Mary Chapin Smith of Highlands, N. C. formerly of Boston