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Darning sampler

Unknown1811

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Fourteen darning crosses, inset patch in middle with crowned monogram, two inset corners and two decorative embroidered squares.

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Details

  • Title: Darning sampler
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 1811
  • Physical Dimensions: w260 x h250 cm
  • Inscribed: IACED
  • Dimensions: H x W: 24.8 x 26 cm (9 3/4 x 10 1/4 in.)
  • Type: Darning sampler
  • Rights: Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer
  • Medium: Medium: silk embroidery on cotton foundation Technique: embroidered in running stitch (pattern darning) on plain weave foundation

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