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Genealogical sampler

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Genealogical sampler of the Brown family with floral sprigs surrounding tablet in center with willow trees below; worked primarily in yellow and green silk in cross, satin, knot, stem, and tent stitches and inscribed "Wrought by Mary Brown, AE 9, Chelmsford, 1822."


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, 1822

Object Place

Chelmsford, Massachusetts


Overall: 53 x 48.6 x 2.5 cm (20 7/8 x 19 1/8 x 1 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk


Textiles and Fashion Arts