This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Sarah Hammon. It is dated 1669 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is silk and linen embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in counted cross, satin, eye, four-sided canvas, double running, and long-armed cross stitches on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.
This object was
It is credited
Gift of Anonymous Donor from the Fraser/Martin Collection.
Its dimensions are
H x W: 58.4 x 19.1 cm (23 x 7 1/2 in.)
It is inscribed
Sarah Hammon made this sampler Anno Domini 1669
Cite this object as
Sampler (England); Embroidered by Sarah Hammon ; silk and linen embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 58.4 x 19.1 cm (23 x 7 1/2 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor from the Fraser/Martin Collection; 1975-81-3