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Sampler of Song of Solomon chapter 5, verse 2 with honeysuckle border on four sides, floral bands, and "boxers" below; worked in cross, tent, double running, satin, sawtooth, and chain 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

Scottish or English, 1786

Object Place

Scotland or England

Dimensions

Overall: 41.9 x 44.1 x 1.3 cm (16 1/2 x 17 3/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2003.421

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles