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Natural linen sampler, upper half embroidered with polychrome alphabets in cross and eyelet stitches; lower half embroidered with wide bands of small plant forms and birds along with geometric work; thicker band flanked by cypress trees in pots and small peacocks; decorative borders throughout....

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Provenance

Gift of Mrs. F. H. Cook to MFA, 1939

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. F. H. Cook

British, first quarter of 18th century

Object Place

Britain

Dimensions

35 x 22.7 cm (13 3/4 x 8 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

39.567

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles