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Darning sampler

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Darning or running stitch sampler. White linen ground with polychrome silk yarns. Central square compartment with a cross-like motif in the center. At each outer corner of the compartment is a stylized floral motif. Flanking this area the initials "MK" and "AB". Surrounding this are several...

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Provenance

Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Dutch, 1799

Object Place

Holland

Dimensions

47.5 x 42.3 cm (18 11/16 x 16 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.955

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles