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Band sampler

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Short band sampler; linen embroidered in silk with floral bands, "Elizabeth Clobery" embroidered at bottom. Embroidered with cross, montenegrin cross, running, double running, chain, and detached buttonhole stitches

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

Britain

Dimensions

44.7 x 19.5 cm (17 5/8 x 7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.282

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles