This is a Sampler. It is dated late 17th century and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk and linen embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in long armed cross, satin, overcasting variation, and withdrawn elements with needlemade fillings (reticella) on plain weave foundation.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: 43 x 18.7cm (16 15/16 x 7 3/8in.)
It is inscribed
Cite this object as
Sampler (England); silk and linen embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 43 x 18.7cm (16 15/16 x 7 3/8in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-42