This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Rebecca Knox. It is dated 1797 and we acquired it in 2008. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.
Its dimensions are
Frame H x W: 40.6 x 35.6 cm (16 x 14 in.)
It is inscribed
Rebecca Knox her sampler aged 12 years 1797
Cite this object as
Sampler (USA); Embroidered by Rebecca Knox (American); silk embroidery on linen foundation; Frame H x W: 40.6 x 35.6 cm (16 x 14 in.); Gift of Myra M. and William H. Mathers; 2008-31-2