Sampler (USA), 1750
This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Elisabeth Pecker, American. It is dated 1750 and we acquired it in 1970. Its medium is silk, metal-wrapped silk, and hair embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in stem, satin, surface satin, cross, running, eyelet and couched stitches with appliqué on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.
This object was
Emily Coe Stowell.
It is credited
Bequest of Emily Coe Stowell from the Coe Collection.
Its dimensions are
H x W: 51 x 40 cm (20 1/16 x 15 3/4 in.)
It is inscribed
Elisabeth Pecker is my name and with my needle I wroght the same 1750 Elisabeth Pecker Born July 31 in the year of our Lord 1733
Cite this object as
Sampler (USA), 1750; Embroidered by Elisabeth Pecker, American (b. 1733); silk, metal-wrapped silk, and hair embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 51 x 40 cm (20 1/16 x 15 3/4 in.); Bequest of Emily Coe Stowell from the Coe Collection; 1970-28-15