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Embroidered in cross, satin and tent stitches; central panel shows two rows of alphabet letters, three rows of plants, figures, trees and a house, and two rows of text: "Ann Anthony born April/ 16 1776 made this May 8 1786/"; and "Tho Mercy is his darling Grace/ In Which he Chiefly Takes...

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Provenance

Gift of Mr. Maxim Karolik to MFA, 1957

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik

1786

Object Place

Newport, Rhode Island, United States

Dimensions

45 x 32.4 cm (17 11/16 x 12 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

57.580

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles