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Sampler of the 23rd Psalm worked in black silk with polychorme floral border in cross, satin, split, and knot stitches and inscirbed "Sarah Murphy, 1829." Mounted on original strainer.

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

American or British, 1829

Object Place

United States or United Kingdom

Dimensions

Overall: 41.3 x 20.6 x 3.8 cm (16 1/4 x 8 1/8 x 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2003.415

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles