This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Lucy D. Stickney. It is dated 1830 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk embroidery, linen foundation, watercolor paint and its technique is embroidered in cross, satin, and stem stitches and french knots on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.
This object was
Mrs. Henry E. Coe.
It is credited
Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe.
Its dimensions are
H x W: 69.2 x 65.1 cm (27 1/4 x 25 5/8 in.)
It is inscribed
Wrought by Lucy D Stickney Charlestown November 16 1830 Aged 12
Cite this object as
Sampler (USA); Embroidered by Lucy D. Stickney (American, 1818 - 1902); silk embroidery, linen foundation, watercolor paint; H x W: 69.2 x 65.1 cm (27 1/4 x 25 5/8 in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-160