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Across the top is a narrow border. Below, the alphabet and "Elizabeth Heath was born September the 8th, 1768". Then a row of figures running up to 15, and "When friends are -".

Provenance

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft to MFA, 1901

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection

American, Colonial, third quarter 18th century

Object Place

New England, probably United States

Dimensions

27.4 x 20.5 cm (10 13/16 x 8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.6276

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles