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Alphabet sampler embroidered with cross and eyelet stitches; elaborate initials below outlined in double running stitch with honeysuckle border on both sides.

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

Scottish, 1766

Object Place

Scotland

Dimensions

Overall: 25.1 x 35.6 x 2.9 cm (9 7/8 x 14 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

2003.381

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles