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Whitework sampler

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Rectangular strip of white linen filet net, darned with various geometric motives, mounted on green paper. Soiled: paper worn and faded. Stitches: filling and interlacing.

Provenance

Gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to MFA, 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

European, second half of 18th century

Object Place

Continental Europe

Dimensions

53.7 x 10.2 cm (21 1/8 x 4 in.)

Accession Number

43.1001

Medium or Technique

Linen filet net embroidered with linen

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles