User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Band sampler

Start collecting

Natural plain-weave linen ground embroidered band sampler. Needle lace floral bands with drawnwork band at bottom, needle lace scene of Judith and Holofernes at top accented with polychrome silk.

Provenance

Lent by Miss Elizabeth Day McCormick, February 15, 1943; gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

English, mid-17th century

Object Place

England

Dimensions

65 x 18.1 cm (25 9/16 x 7 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.272

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with linen, silk, and metallic thread

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles