This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Sarah Phillips. It is dated 1742 and we acquired it in 2008. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidery on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.
Its dimensions are
Frame H x W: 49.5 x 37.5 cm (19 1/2 x 14 3/4 in.)
It is inscribed
Sarah Phillips worked in the 11th year of her age 1742 & finished 1773
Cite this object as
Sampler (England); Embroidered by Sarah Phillips ; silk embroidery on linen foundation; Frame H x W: 49.5 x 37.5 cm (19 1/2 x 14 3/4 in.); Gift of Myra M. and William H. Mathers; 2008-31-5