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Alphabet and numbers on upper half of sampler. On lower half are birds, flowers and trrees. Embroidered: REBECAH FRENCH BORN FEBRUARY 15TH A. D. 1802 AGED 9 YEARS. Good condition. Framed and glazed.

Provenance

Bequest of Mrs. Dorothy Melcher Sneath to MFA, 1960

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Dorothy Melcher Sneath

American, about 1811

Object Place

New Hampshire, United States

Dimensions

50.5 x 45 cm (19 7/8 x 17 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

60.167

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles