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Trade sampler

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Trade sampler. Fine white linen ground on which initials, ciphers, and coronets are worked with white linen in satin stitch. Some names have German, some have English form. Embroidered with initials, ciphers, and coronets worked in satin stitch. Initials in center "A.R." possibly for...

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Provenance

1938, gift of Philip Lehman (b. 1861 - d. 1947), New York, to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 14, 1938)

Credit Line

Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman

Scottish, second quarter of the 19th century

Object Place

Ayrshire, Scotland

Dimensions

53.3 x 64.2 cm (21 x 25 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

38.1132

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave embroidered with cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles