This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Elizabeth Muns. It is dated 1764 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk and metal-wrapped silk embroidery on wool foundation and its technique is embroidered in cross, satin, back, tent, half cross, and double running stitches 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: 52 x 33cm (20 1/2 x 13in.)
Cite this object as
Sampler (England); Embroidered by Elizabeth Muns (English); silk and metal-wrapped silk embroidery on wool foundation; H x W: 52 x 33cm (20 1/2 x 13in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-82