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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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Provenance

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

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

77.150

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles