Sampler (England), 17th century
This is a Sampler. It is dated 17th century and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk and linen embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in running, double running, stem, satin, chain, cross, montenegrin cross, buttonhole, overcasting, eyelet, herringbone (both sides), four-sided stitch and detached looping (buttonhole) stitches on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.
This object was
Gertrude M. Oppenheimer.
It is credited
Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer.
Its dimensions are
H x W: 75 x 21.6 cm (29 1/2 x 8 1/2 in.)
Cite this object as
Sampler (England), 17th century; silk and linen embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 75 x 21.6 cm (29 1/2 x 8 1/2 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-180