Sampler (USA), 1798
This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Lydia Stocker. It is dated 1798 and we acquired it in 1970. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in cross, stem, satin, running and overcasting stitches 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: 42.2 x 43.2 cm (16 5/8 x 17 in.)
It is inscribed
Lydia Stocker Stocker Aged 13 1798
Cite this object as
Sampler (USA), 1798; Embroidered by Lydia Stocker (American, 1785 - 1841); silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 42.2 x 43.2 cm (16 5/8 x 17 in.); Bequest of Emily Coe Stowell from the Coe Collection; 1970-28-3