Map Sampler, Embroidered Map, 1939
This is a Map sampler. It was designed by Louisa C. Sturtevant and distributed by Aquidneck Cottage Industries. It is dated 1939 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is silk embroidery on silk foundation and its technique is embroidered in stem, chain, couching, satin, running, knotted and back stitches on 8 harness satin foundation; counted stitches. It is a part of the Textiles department.
Its dimensions are
H x W: 66.7 x 86.4 cm (26 1/4 x 34 in.)
It is inscribed
L. C. Sturtevant
Cite this object as
Map Sampler, Embroidered Map, 1939; Designed by Louisa C. Sturtevant ; USA; silk embroidery on silk foundation; H x W: 66.7 x 86.4 cm (26 1/4 x 34 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor from the Fraser/Martin Collection; 1975-81-6