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Alphabet sampler with clover leaf border on three sides and baskets and flowers at the bottom; worked in cross, counted satin, eyelet, and double running stitches and inscribed "Alice Beckwith, March 23, 1769."

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

English, 1769

Object Place

England

Dimensions

Overall: 37.5 x 28.9 x 1.9 cm (14 3/4 x 11 3/8 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2003.382

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles