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Elizabeth Robert

Provenance

Made by Elizabeth Roberts in England before her marriage to Samuel Shrimpton of Boston (1643-1698); Inherited by her descendant Miss Georgiana Welles Sargent (born 1858) of New York City; Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent, to MFA, 1949

Credit Line

Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent

English, mid-17th century

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

Height x width: 16 13/16 x 6 15/16 in. (42.7 x 17.7 cm) (Maximum)

Accession Number

49.1065

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with linen

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles