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Zig-zag floral border enclosing rows of alphabets, vowels, and mourning verse. House and garden embroidered at bottom; "Wrought by Mabel Jenkins aged 13 years this done in the year of our Lord 1809"

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Richard Wheatland to MFA, 1945

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Richard Wheatland

1809

Object Place

Scituate, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

47 x 43.6 cm (18 1/2 x 17 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

45.25

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles