This is a Sampler. It is dated 1843 and we acquired it in 2008. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is cross stitch embroidery on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.
Its dimensions are
Frame H x W: 76.2 x 35.9 cm (30 x 14 1/8 in.)
It is inscribed
May 8 1843
Cite this object as
Sampler (England); silk embroidery on linen foundation; Frame H x W: 76.2 x 35.9 cm (30 x 14 1/8 in.); Gift of Myra M. and William H. Mathers; 2008-31-24