This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Mary Cole and student at Ellisburg School. It is dated 1818 and we acquired it in 1974. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in cross, satin, surface satin, rococo, and stem stitches on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.
This object was
It is credited
Bequest of Rosalie Coe, from the collection inherited from her mother, Eva Johnston Coe.
Its dimensions are
H x W: 54.6 x 66 cm (21 1/2 x 26 in.)
It is inscribed
Mary Cole's Work Wrought at Ellis Burg School 1818
Cite this object as
Sampler (USA); Embroidered by Mary Cole (American); silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 54.6 x 66 cm (21 1/2 x 26 in.); Bequest of Rosalie Coe, from the collection inherited from her mother, Eva Johnston Coe; 1974-42-1