Sampler (USA), March 29, 1803
This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Lydia Smith. It is dated March 29, 1803 and we acquired it in 1970. Its medium is silk embroidery on cotton foundation and its technique is embroidered 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: 46 x 74 cm (18 1/8 x 29 1/8in.)
It is inscribed
Lydia Smiths Work in the 11 (?) year of her age March 29 1803
Cite this object as
Sampler (USA), March 29, 1803; Embroidered by Lydia Smith (American); silk embroidery on cotton foundation; H x W: 46 x 74 cm (18 1/8 x 29 1/8in.); Bequest of Emily Coe Stowell from the Coe Collection; 1970-28-20