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Sampler worked on loose natural linen with polychrome silks in cross stitch, at top two rows of alphabet letters and Arabic numerals, rest of sampler filled with great variety of motifs in different scales including fox, double headed eagle, under crown spining monkey, deer, bird with flower in...

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Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Edward C. Moore and Miss Mary Magoun Brown to MFA, 1950

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward C. Moore, and Miss Mary Magoun Brown, in memory of their mother, Mrs. John Crosby Brown

1760

Object Place

Holland

Dimensions

32.5 x 50 cm (12 13/16 x 19 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.4009

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles