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Small pictorial sampler with cupids at top, plants, birds, and butterflies; worked in cross and counted satin stiches and inscribed at bottom "Mary Mason/her work/1773."

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

British, 1773

Object Place

United Kingdom

Dimensions

Overall: 16.8 x 15.2 x 1.9 cm (6 5/8 x 6 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2003.383

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles