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Miniature alphabet sampler with crowns, edged in sawtooth stitch; worked in cross, sawtooth, eyelet and running stitches and inscribed at bottom "E. Barnes 1784/Faversham."

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, 1784

Object Place

Faversham, England

Dimensions

Overall: 18.4 x 12.7 x 0.6 cm (7 1/4 x 5 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2003.431

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles