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Darning Sampler (Netherlands), 1723

This is a Darning Sampler. It is dated 1723 and we acquired it in 1929. Its medium is silk embroidery, linen foundation and its technique is darned and embroidered. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Sarah Cooper Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Sarah Cooper Hewitt.

Our curators have highlighted 1 object that are related to this one.

  • Darning Sampler, 1825
  • silk embroidery on cotton foundation.
  • Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer.
  • 1981-28-209

Its dimensions are

H x W: 43.2 x 44.5 cm (17 x 17 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

A.H.L Anno 1723

Cite this object as

Darning Sampler (Netherlands), 1723; silk embroidery, linen foundation; H x W: 43.2 x 44.5 cm (17 x 17 1/2 in.); Gift of Sarah Cooper Hewitt; 1929-20-34

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Scraps.

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