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Unbleached plain weave linen sampler embroidered with silk. Inscribed "Ann Wing is my Name and New England is my Nation, Boston is my Dwelling Place and Christ is my Salvation. When I am dead and all my bones are rotten, When this you see Remember me and never let me be Forgotten."; "A. W....

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Bequest of Dr. W. W. Morland to MFA, 1877

Credit Line

Bequest of Dr. W. W. Morland

American, Colonial, 1739

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Height x width: 12 5/16 x 8 1/16 in. (31.2 x 20.4 cm) (Maximum)

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Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk in reversible cross, eyelet, satin, couching, herringbone, running, and speckling


Textiles and Fashion Arts