Sampler

Title:
Sampler
Date: 
1733
Medium: 
Linen, silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 16 1/2 x 12 3/4 in. ( 41.9 x 32.4 cm )
Description: 
Vertical rectangular linen sampler with various colors of silk floss; text in two columns, quoting the Lord's Prayer and the Creed, image of people on horseback in lower left colum above inscription; border motif of religious imagery; stitches include cross, satin and running.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Object Number: 
1941.387
Marks: 
embroidered: lower left in gold and green floss: "RAChEL MYERS 1733"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group