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Darning Sampler (Netherlands)

This is a Darning Sampler. It is dated 1711 and we acquired it in 1937. Its medium is silk embroidery, linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in running (pattern darning) and cross stitches on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Montgomery Hare. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Montgomery Hare.

  • Darning Sampler
  • silk embroidery on linen foundation.
  • Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer.
  • 1981-28-212

Its dimensions are

H x W: 80 x 64.1 cm (31 1/2 x 25 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

GD 1711

Cite this object as

Darning Sampler (Netherlands); silk embroidery, linen foundation; H x W: 80 x 64.1 cm (31 1/2 x 25 1/4 in.); Gift of Mrs. Montgomery Hare; 1937-75-1

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

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