This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Sarah Hawes. It is dated 1733 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in cross, eye and satin stitches on plain weave foundation; counted stitches. It is a part of the Textiles department.
Its dimensions are
H x W: 21 x 20.3 cm (8 1/4 x 8 in.)
It is inscribed
1733 S H Sarah Hawes Ag (sic) 13
Cite this object as
Sampler (England); Embroidered by Sarah Hawes (English); silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 21 x 20.3 cm (8 1/4 x 8 in.); 1975-86-7