CONTINENTAL SAMPLER
(POSSIBLY FRENCH) DATED 1744

Continental

Three horizontal rows of alphabets and numerals are stitched above a vibrant lower register featuring potted flowers, crowns, initials, and intricate geometric spot motifs, finely executed on linen with silk in cross, petit point, queen, and eyelet stitches over 32 ! Very good color, but poor condition. It has been conserved by and deaccessioned from the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The date stitched in the third line is "31 MARS 1744", which is French for "March". It is unframed and measures 12" x 12".

Price: $275