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Pictorial sampler with birds and flowers and honeysuckle border; worked in cross, satin, and sawtooth stitches and inscribed, "Ann Spreckley, her work, Freeby, 1810."

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 or Scottish, 1810

Object Place

England or Scotland

Dimensions

Overall: 44.8 x 46.7 x 2.2 cm (17 5/8 x 18 3/8 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

2003.430

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles