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Alphabet sampler embroidered with rose and grapevine border worked in cross eyelet, and satin stiches and inscribed "Executed by Jane Felton, August 6, 1832, aged 10 years."

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, 1832

Object Place

Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 47 x 49.5 x 1.9 cm (18 1/2 x 19 1/2 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2003.425

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles