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Sampler

Unknownmid-19th century

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Cartouche at center. Domestic motifs scattered throughout. Four different borders. Several stitches were painted after they were embroidered.

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Details

  • Title: Sampler
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: mid-19th century
  • Physical Dimensions: w330 x h353 cm
  • Inscribed: M.A.
  • Dimensions: H x W: 35.6 x 33 cm (14 x 13 in.)
  • Type: Sampler
  • Rights: Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer
  • Medium: Medium: silk embroidery and paint on linen foundation Technique: embroidered in cross stitch on plain weave foundation

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