Object Place: England
114.2 x 17 cm (44 15/16 x 6 11/16 in.) (detail shown)
Medium or Technique
Linen plain weave ground embroidered with linen
Not On View
Whitework sampler illustrating progression from pulled work through cutwork including various forms of reticella, bottom 2 bands with free-form needlelace with Adam and Eve at bottom. Mermaid with mirror(?) fourth band from bottom.
Stitches: pulled work including double hem; cut work including buttonhole and buttonhole filling.
Lent by the Misses Greene, March 21, 1938; gift of Miss Alma Greene and Miss Sarah Eloise Greene to MFA, 1946
Gift of Miss Alma Greene and Miss Sarah Eloise Greene in memory of their sister, Lilian Greene