This is a Sampler. It is dated 1774 and we acquired it in 2008. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is cross-stitch embroidery on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.
Its dimensions are
Frame H x W: 38.1 x 34.9 cm (15 x 13 3/4 in.)
Cite this object as
Sampler (England); silk embroidery on linen foundation; Frame H x W: 38.1 x 34.9 cm (15 x 13 3/4 in.); Gift of Myra M. and William H. Mathers; 2008-31-1