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Genealogical sampler

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Genealogical sampler of Estabrook family with border of floral sprigs; family lineage worked in the center in brown silk and signed "Harriet A. Estabrook 1837;" worked in cross, satin, and back stitches.

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

American, 1837

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

Overall: 60.3 x 56.5 x 3.2 cm (23 3/4 x 22 1/4 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2003.396

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles