This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Elizabeth Sickfrits, American. It is dated 1824 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in cross and chain stitches 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: 41 x 56 cm (16 1/8 x 22 1/16 in.)
It is inscribed
Respectfully presented to Joseph and Sarah Sichfrits by their affectionate daughter Elizabeth Sichfrits done in the 11th year of her age 1824
Cite this object as
Sampler (USA); Embroidered by Elizabeth Sickfrits, American ; silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 41 x 56 cm (16 1/8 x 22 1/16 in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-65