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Genealogical sampler

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Genealogical sampler of Jennings family with pillars on the side, rose vine above, and tomb below; worked in satin, back, and cross stitches and inscribed on tomb, "Sacred to the memory of Isaac Jennings, April 16th, 1829, aged 63 years"


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, about 1829

Object Place

Massachusetts, United States


Overall: 50.8 x 47.3 cm (20 x 18 5/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk


Textiles and Fashion Arts