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Sampler worked in cross, satin, oriental stitches; ground divided into two vertical arched panels each surrounded by a winged face, and enclosing the Ten Commandments in verse above arches inscription: "subiectt to change are all Things Here Below as by Experience we Poor Mortals Know then Lets...

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Provenance

MFA purchase from Miss Catherine B. Campbell of Melrose, Massachusetts, October 9, 1952

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

1730

Object Place

Britain

Dimensions

27 x 21.8 cm (10 5/8 x 8 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.1384

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles