Sampler (USA), 1808
This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Mary Richards. It is dated 1808 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in cross, rococo, and eyelet stitches on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.
This object was
Mrs. Henry E. Coe.
It is credited
Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe.
Its dimensions are
H x W: 53.3 x 48.3 cm (21 x 19 in.)
It is inscribed
Mary Richards AEt 13 years Portland July 13 1808
Cite this object as
Sampler (USA), 1808; Embroidered by Mary Richards (American); silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 53.3 x 48.3 cm (21 x 19 in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-13