This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Mary Corker. It is dated 1798 and we acquired it in 1976. Its medium is silk embroidery, wool foundation and its technique is counted cross, stem and satin stitches on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.
This object was
It is credited
Gift of Anonymous Donor from the Fraser/Martin Collection.
Its dimensions are
H x W: 39.1 x 54.6 cm (15 3/8 x 21 1/2 in.)
It is inscribed
Mary Corker, Newbury 1798
Cite this object as
Sampler; Embroidered by Mary Corker ; silk embroidery, wool foundation; H x W: 39.1 x 54.6 cm (15 3/8 x 21 1/2 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor from the Fraser/Martin Collection; 1976-100-5-a