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Sampler (Germany), 1741

This is a Sampler. It is dated 1741 and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in cross stitch on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

It is credited Gift of Eleanor Garnier Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 33.7 x 34 cm (13 1/4 x 13 3/8 in.)

It is inscribed

M E W 1741

Cite this object as

Sampler (Germany), 1741; silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 33.7 x 34 cm (13 1/4 x 13 3/8 in.); Gift of Eleanor Garnier Hewitt; 1931-47-8

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