Family Register Sampler (USA), 1798
This is a Family register sampler. It was embroidered by Alicia Lawrence. It is dated 1798 and we acquired it in 2008. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in cross stitch on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.
Its dimensions are
Frame H x W x D: 47.6 x 48.9 cm (18 3/4 x 19 1/4 in.) Warp x Weft (unframed): 41.9 x 41.9 cm (16 1/2 x 16 1/2 in.)
It is inscribed
Alicia Lawrence's Work Wrought in the 12th year of her age 1798
Cite this object as
Family Register Sampler (USA), 1798. silk embroidery on linen foundation. Gift of Myra M. and William H. Mathers. 2008-31-14-a,b.