This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Ann Debney. It is dated 1773 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
H x W: 46 x 41.9 cm (18 1/8 x 16 1/2 in.)
It is inscribed
Ann Debney Aged 10 Years July 1 1773
Cite this object as
Sampler (England); Embroidered by Ann Debney ; silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 46 x 41.9 cm (18 1/8 x 16 1/2 in.); Gift of Myra M. and William H. Mathers; 2008-31-25