This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Julia Ann Nivers. It is dated 1833 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in cross, satin, and eyelet stitches on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.
This object was
Mrs. Henry E. Coe.
It is credited
Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe.
Its dimensions are
H x W: 48 x 50 cm (18 7/8 x 19 11/16 in.)
It is inscribed
Julia Ann Nivers Sampler town of Crawford 1833
Cite this object as
Sampler (USA); Embroidered by Julia Ann Nivers (American, 1823 - ?); silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 48 x 50 cm (18 7/8 x 19 11/16 in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-4