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Alphabet sampler of II Corinthians chapter 5, verse 10 with alphabet embroidered in cross, counted satin, tent, and eyelet stiches; bottom half embroidered with verse, family initials, and tent-stitched scene.

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

Scottish, first quarter 19th century

Object Place

Scotland

Dimensions

Overall: 46.7 x 38.4 x 3.2 cm (18 3/8 x 15 1/8 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2003.420

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles