This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Elizabeth Robson. It is dated 1719 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk on linen and its technique is cross, double running, upright gobelin and eyelet stitches on a 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: 42.5 x 23.5cm (16 3/4 x 9 1/4in.)
Cite this object as
Sampler (England); Embroidered by Elizabeth Robson (English); silk on linen; H x W: 42.5 x 23.5cm (16 3/4 x 9 1/4in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-68