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Genealogical sampler

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Smith family genealogy within arbor surrounded by stylized rose vine; worked in cross and long stitches and inscribed below, "Wrought by Sarah C. Smith, December 26, 1834."


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, 1834

Object Place

United States


Overall: 47.3 x 47.3 x 2.5 cm (18 5/8 x 18 5/8 x 1 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk


Textiles and Fashion Arts