This is a Sampler. It is dated ca. 1820 and we acquired it in 2008. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.
Its dimensions are
Frame H x W: 21.3 x 26 cm (8 3/8 x 10 1/4 in.)
It is inscribed
Fatto de me C.B.
Cite this object as
Sampler (Italy); silk embroidery on linen foundation; Frame H x W: 21.3 x 26 cm (8 3/8 x 10 1/4 in.); Gift of Myra M. and William H. Mathers; 2008-31-3