This is a Sampler. It is dated 1817 and we acquired it in 2008. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is buttonhole and running stitches on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.
Its dimensions are
Frame H x W: 15.2 x 15.6 cm (6 x 6 1/8 in.)
Cite this object as
Sampler (Germany); silk embroidery on linen foundation; Frame H x W: 15.2 x 15.6 cm (6 x 6 1/8 in.); Gift of Myra M. and William H. Mathers; 2008-31-6