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Tent, eyelet, and cross stitches, large initials at bottom: AM, single line of yellow cross stitch as border. Rusty nail holes on top and bottom edges. Stitches: cross, eyelet, tent. Entire sampler filled with inscription: LE SIMBOLE DES APOTRES Je croi en Dieu le Pere Tout puissant Createur...

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Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot to MFA, 1947

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot

18th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

16.22 x 15 cm (6 3/8 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

47.1374

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles