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Sampler with verse "Religion prompts us..." alternating with bands of flowers and trees, two stags facing a tree at bottom, honeysuckle border on four sides; worked in cross, satin, counted satin, and sawtooth stitches and inscribed "Sarah Lenox, aged 13, 1805."

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, 1805

Object Place

England

Dimensions

Overall: 46.7 x 34.4 x 1.3 cm (18 3/8 x 13 9/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2003.414

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles