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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"

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, about 1829

Object Place

Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2003.401

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles