This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Sarah Anniston. It is dated 1711 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk and linen embroidery on linen and its technique is satin and back stitches on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.
This object was
Mrs. Henry E. Coe.
It is credited
Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe.
Its dimensions are
H x W: 31.1 x 14.9 cm (12 1/4 x 5 7/8 in.)
It is signed
embroidered "Sarah Anniston" and "1711"
Cite this object as
Sampler (England); Embroidered by Sarah Anniston ; silk and linen embroidery on linen; H x W: 31.1 x 14.9 cm (12 1/4 x 5 7/8 in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-47