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Sampler
Sampler
Date:
1703–1709
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Linen, Silk; Embroidery
Dimensions:
47 x 20.3 cm (18 1/2 x 8 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1985.23.27
Acquisition Date:
1985-05-01
Credit Line:

Gift of Mrs. Myron Goldsmith in memory of Katherine Simon

Exhibition History:

The Sentiment of Samplers:17th-19th Century, Legion of Honor, 1985-6
English-American Samplers, de Young Museum, 1995

Band sampler. "Remember now thy creatour in the day of thy youth while the evil days come not nor the years draw nigh when thou shalt say I have no pleasure in them. Mary Kennett 1703" Alphabets and numbers. Crowns over A and R may indicate Queen Anne. Cross-stitch and eyelets.