Sampler

Made by Mehitable Griswold, American, born c. 1806

Geography:
Made in Wethersfield, Connecticut, United States, North and Central America

Date:
1819

Medium:
Linen plain weave with gouache and silk embroidery in cross, satin, and stem stitches

Dimensions:
23 1/2 x 28 inches (59.7 x 71.1 cm)

Curatorial Department:
Costume and Textiles

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1969-288-321

Credit Line:
Whitman Sampler Collection, gift of Pet, Incorporated, 1969

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Additional information:
  • PublicationThe Fine Art of Textiles

    Mehitable Griswold was the daughter of the seaman Simeon Griswold and his wife, Joanna Riley. Dilys E. Blum, from The Fine Art of Textiles: The Collections of the Philadelphia Museum of Art (1997), p. 89.