Sampler (USA), 1822
This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Elizabeth Miskey, American. It is dated 1822 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk and wool embroidery, linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in chain, stem, rococo and cross stitches on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.
Its dimensions are
H x W: 43 x 61.5 cm (16 15/16 x 24 3/16 in.)
It is inscribed
Respectfully presented to Anthony and Elizabeth Miskey by their affectionate daughter Elizabeth Miskey done in her twelth year Philadelphia April 26th 1822
Cite this object as
Sampler (USA), 1822; Embroidered by Elizabeth Miskey, American (b. 1811); silk and wool embroidery, linen foundation; H x W: 43 x 61.5 cm (16 15/16 x 24 3/16 in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-71