This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Mary Brown. It is dated 1732 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk and linen embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in satin, stem and buttonhole stitches, with cutwork with needle-made loop-and-twist fillings (hollie point), 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: 22.2 x 22.2 cm (8 3/4 x 8 3/4 in.)
It is inscribed
Mary Brown 1732
Cite this object as
Sampler; Embroidered by Mary Brown ; silk and linen embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 22.2 x 22.2 cm (8 3/4 x 8 3/4 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-80