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Sampler with verse "Sweet labourer midst the Summer's golden hour..." with floral wreath in center enclosing inscription, "Eliza Evans aged 12 years" and with floral border flanked by two verses; worked in cross and back 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

English, early 19th century

Object Place

England

Dimensions

Overall: 37.1 x 53.7 x 3.8 cm (14 5/8 x 21 1/8 x 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2003.410

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles