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Alphabet sampler with strawberries at top and basket of flowers below; worked in cross, eyelet, couching, satin, tent, buttonhole, and stem stitches and inscribed "Maria Finch aged 10 years AD 1802."

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, 1802

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

Overall: 28.9 x 22.2 x 2.5 cm (11 3/8 x 8 3/4 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

2003.428

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles