Sampler (England), 1710
This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Jean Porter. It is dated 1710 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen and its technique is long-armed cross, herringbone, double running, detached looping, buttonhole, and couching stitches on plain weave. 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: 47.6 x 22.5 cm (18 3/4 x 8 7/8 in.)
It is inscribed
"This sampler was begun may 14 1709" "JEAN PORTER SAMPLER WAS FINISHED APRIL THE 6 1710"
Cite this object as
Sampler (England), 1710; Embroidered by Jean Porter ; silk embroidery on linen; H x W: 47.6 x 22.5 cm (18 3/4 x 8 7/8 in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-63