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Sampler (Germany), 1790

This is a Sampler. It is dated 1790 and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 31.5 x 36 cm (12 3/8 x 14 3/16 in.)

It is inscribed

I C M H 1790

Cite this object as

Sampler (Germany), 1790; silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 31.5 x 36 cm (12 3/8 x 14 3/16 in.); 1931-47-9

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