Sampler (England), 1678
This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Sarah Barrett. It is dated 1678 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk embroidery, linen foundation and its technique is cross, satin, eyelet, double running, chain 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
82.5 x 21 cm (32 1/2 x 8 1/4 in.)
It is inscribed
embroidered" sarah barrett made this sampler in the eighth year of her age 1678"
Cite this object as
Sampler (England), 1678; Embroidered by Sarah Barrett ; silk embroidery, linen foundation; 82.5 x 21 cm (32 1/2 x 8 1/4 in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-72