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Band sampler

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Band sampler embroidered in polychrome silk with alaphabet at top and Ecclesiastes verse 12; worked in cross, eyelet and tent stitches and inscribed at bottom "Francis Coltman, May the IV 1722."

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, 1722

Object Place

England

Dimensions

Overall: 54.9 x 29.2 x 1.9 cm (21 5/8 x 11 1/2 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2003.386

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles