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Pictorial sampler of the "Temple of Fame" and landscape with strawberry border on four sides; worked in cross, satin, and stem stitches and inscribed "Mary Ann Carr, 7 yers old, 1825."

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, 1825

Object Place

England

Dimensions

Overall: 46.7 x 36.7 x 1.3 cm (18 3/8 x 14 7/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2003.424

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles