This is a Sampler. It is dated August 8, 1837 and we acquired it in 2008. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is running stitches on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.
Its dimensions are
Frame H x W: 16.8 x 18.1 cm (6 5/8 x 7 1/8 in.)
Cite this object as
Sampler (England); silk embroidery on linen foundation; Frame H x W: 16.8 x 18.1 cm (6 5/8 x 7 1/8 in.); Gift of Myra M. and William H. Mathers; 2008-31-10