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Embroidered with verse "You whose fond wishes to heaven aspire..." at top and bottom, large vase in center, honeysuckle border on four sides; worked in cross stitch and inscribed "M. Ann King in the 10th year of her age."

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, about 1835

Object Place

England

Dimensions

Overall: 41.9 x 32.1 x 1.6 cm (16 1/2 x 12 5/8 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

2003.417

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles