This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Ann Silver. It is dated ca. 1800 and we acquired it in 2008. Its medium is silk embroidery on wool 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: 47 x 36.2 cm (18 1/2 x 14 1/4 in.)
It is inscribed
Ann Silver Her Sampler
Cite this object as
Sampler (England); Embroidered by Ann Silver ; silk embroidery on wool foundation; Frame H x W: 47 x 36.2 cm (18 1/2 x 14 1/4 in.); Gift of Myra M. and William H. Mathers; 2008-31-7