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Square holliepoint sampler embroidered in satin stitch, reticella, and hollie point; embroidered in holliepoint below central reticella square "Sarah Leesley"

Provenance

1938, gift of Philip Lehman (b. 1861 - d. 1947), New York, to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 14, 1938)

Credit Line

Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman

English, 1739

Object Place

Great Britain

Dimensions

22.4 x 21.7 cm (8 13/16 x 8 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

38.1137

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with linen and silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles