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Miniature sampler with strawberry border, pot of flowers in center, flanked by two birds; worked in cross stitch with blue and red silk and inscribed "For a Friend 1837."

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, 1837

Object Place

United Kingdom

Dimensions

Overall: 10.2 x 10.2 x 1.6 cm (4 x 4 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

2003.389

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles