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Sewing sampler

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White cotton plain weave sewing sampler with various insertion stitches and tucks, embroidered with red silk in cross stitch at bottom with "Irma Fischer." Made when she was 12 years old. Good condition.

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Jozsa Balog-Spemann to MFA, January 23, 1991.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Jozsa Balog-Spemann

about 1885

Object Place

Hungary

Dimensions

26 x 43.7 cm (10 1/4 x 17 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

1991.39

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles