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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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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


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

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Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave embroidered with cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts