Sampler (England), 1797
This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Frances Rae and student at Ackworth School. It is dated 1797 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk embroidery, wool foundation and its technique is cross, eyelet and stem stitches on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.
Its dimensions are
H x W: 43.5 x 32 cm (17 1/8 x 12 5/8 in.)
It is inscribed
Embroidered "Frances Rae' within octagon "ACKWORTH SCHOOL 1797"
Cite this object as
Sampler (England), 1797; Embroidered by Frances Rae (English); silk embroidery, wool foundation; H x W: 43.5 x 32 cm (17 1/8 x 12 5/8 in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-37