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Central small octagon enclosing initials MSM and date 1787 in cross stitch, initials MVT, crown, initials IDS, IESM, and DSSM below medallion all worked in cross stitch, rest of sampler shows variety of darning stitches; four worn initials in lower right hand corner. Stitches: cross and darning.

Provenance

Gift of A. V. Phillips to MFA, 1948

Credit Line

Gift of A. V. Phillips

1787

Object Place

Germany or Holland

Dimensions

33.4 x 48 cm (13 1/8 x 18 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

48.1136

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles