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Serpentine floral border enclosing Psalm 125 worked in cross stitch above pastoral scene; signed "Ann Clarkson, Her Work Aged Ten years, 1775". Stitches: cross, Florentine, running, tent, upright gobelin.

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot to MFA, 1947

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot

American, 1775

Object Place

Britain

Dimensions

38.5 x 32 cm (15 3/16 x 12 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

47.1373

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles