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Band sampler of linen plain weave embroidered with polychrome silk floral bands in Montenegrin cross, satin, double running, and basket stitches; geometric bands in linen satin stitch, drawn work, and reticella bands; embroidered "Hannah Culleup" at bottom, with religious verses...

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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

Band sampler

English, 1687

Object Place

England

Dimensions

83 x 42.5 cm (32 11/16 x 16 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

43.276

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk and linen

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles