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Sampler
Sampler
Date:
1793
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Silk Embroidery On Cotton
Dimensions:
43.2 x 41.3 cm (17 x 16 1/4 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1985.23.8
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

Darning sampler. Flowers in central square, "Anno 1793." Weave and knot samples with central medallion of floral spray. The initials IHB, MVK, AH, GIB are located on the bottom third of the sampler.

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”

Wine glass
Wine glass (mid 18th century)
Flounce
Flounce (ca. 18th century)