Sampler (USA), 1759
This is a Sampler. It is dated 1759 and we acquired it in 1974. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.
This object was
It is credited
Gift of Anonymous Donor from the Fraser/Martin Collection.
Its dimensions are
H x W: 55.9 x 38.4 cm (22 x 15 1/8 in.)
It is inscribed
Alice Pearlee Born September (?) 1745 This sampler I wrought the year 1759
Cite this object as
Sampler (USA), 1759; silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 55.9 x 38.4 cm (22 x 15 1/8 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor from the Fraser/Martin Collection; 1974-100-17