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Band sampler

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Band sampler with "boxers" and serpentine floral bands, with alphabets in one direction and inscription in another; worked in cross, eyelet, stitches, double running, and satin stitches and inscribed "Elizabeth Sinderbee/her sampler/made in the year 1712."

Provenance

Purchased by Mr. and Mrs. Berger; Gift to the MFA, September 17, 2003

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Berger in memory of Susan Jeannette Westfall

English, 1712

Object Place

England

Dimensions

Overall: 85.7 x 25.4 x 3.2 cm (33 3/4 x 10 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2003.385

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles