Embroidery
Sampler

Designed by Frances M. Lichten, American, 1889 - 1961. Made by Cecilia Lichten, American (Allentown, Pennsylvania), born 1861.

Geography:
Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America

Date:
1943

Medium:
Linen plain weave; wool embroidery in French knots, chain, buttonhole, stem, satin, Cretan, herringbone, couching, single feather, zigzag, straight, couched filling and surface darning stitches

Dimensions:
7 feet 4 inches × 3 feet 4 1/2 inches (223.5 × 102.9 cm)

Copyright:
Research inconclusive. Copyright may apply.

Curatorial Department:
Costume and Textiles

* Joan Spain Gallery, Perelman Building, first floor

Accession Number:
1961-95-1

Credit Line:
Gift of Katherine Milhous in memory of Frances Lichten, 1961

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