This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Mary Fitz and student at Mrs. Buchanan's School, Wrightsville, Pennsylvania. We acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk and human hair embroidery, cotton foundation, silk ribbon and its technique is embroidered in cross, half cross, satin, stem, rococo, feather and buttonhole stitches on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.
This object was bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe.
Cite this object as
Sampler (USA); Embroidered by Mary Fitz (American, b. 1807); silk and human hair embroidery, cotton foundation, silk ribbon; 1941-69-26