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Map sampler

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Map sampler of the world marked with the routes of contemporary explorers, surrounded in floral border and worked in satin and stem 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

"The world with all the modern discoveries"

English, about 1800

Object Place

England

Dimensions

Overall: 48.3 x 67.9 x 2.5 cm (19 x 26 3/4 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

2003.391

Medium or Technique

Silk satin printed and embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles