This is a Sampler. It is dated 1832 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen and its technique is cross, satin, and back 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
Warp x Weft: 17 x 27 cm (6 11/16 x 10 5/8 in.)
It is inscribed
embroidered "FAIT AN 1832 V P Q"
Cite this object as
Sampler, 1832; silk embroidery on linen; Warp x Weft: 17 x 27 cm (6 11/16 x 10 5/8 in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-66