This is a Mourning sampler. It was embroidered by Ann Crosley. It is dated 1828 with later additions and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk and wool embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.
This object was
Gertrude M. Oppenheimer.
It is credited
Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer.
Its dimensions are
H x W: 60.3 x 62.9 cm (23 3/4 x 24 3/4 in.)
It is inscribed
Ann Crosley her work May 8 1828
Cite this object as
Mourning Sampler; Embroidered by Ann Crosley ; silk and wool embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 60.3 x 62.9 cm (23 3/4 x 24 3/4 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-122