There is one other image of this object. This image is in the public domain (free of copyright restrictions), and as such we offer a high-resolution image of it. See our image rights statement.

 

See more objects with the color darkolivegreen antiquewhite darkslategrey darkolivegreen tan or see all the colors for this object.

Object Timeline

-0001

1941

  • We acquired this object.

2013

2021

  • You found it!

Sampler (England), 1797

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Frances Rae and student at Ackworth School. It is dated 1797 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk embroidery, wool foundation and its technique is cross, eyelet and stem stitches on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe. It is credited Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 43.5 x 32 cm (17 1/8 x 12 5/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Embroidered "Frances Rae' within octagon "ACKWORTH SCHOOL 1797"

Cite this object as

Sampler (England), 1797; Embroidered by Frances Rae (English); silk embroidery, wool foundation; H x W: 43.5 x 32 cm (17 1/8 x 12 5/8 in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-37

This image is in the public domain (free of copyright restrictions). You can copy, modify, and distribute this work without contacting the Smithsonian. For more information, visit the Smithsonian’s Terms of Use page.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18564291/ |title=Sampler (England), 1797 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=22 September 2021 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>