This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Emelie Husband. It is dated mid-18th century and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk embroidery on wool foundation; linen edging and its technique is embroidered in cross, double running, knot, herring bone, eyelet, and cross over cross stitches 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: 28.6 x 33.7 cm (11 1/4 x 13 1/4 in.)
Cite this object as
Sampler (Scotland); Embroidered by Emelie Husband (Scottish); silk embroidery on wool foundation; linen edging; H x W: 28.6 x 33.7 cm (11 1/4 x 13 1/4 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-86