Linen plain weave sampler embroidered with silk and metallic thread; pastoral scene in border surrounding alphabets and verse embroidered in cross stitch and eyelet; signed "Dorothy Ashton, Her sampler, Aged thirteen, 1764"
Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot to MFA, 1940
Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot
American, Colonial, 1764
- Dorothy Ashton, American, born in 1751