There are 2 other images of this object. This image is in the public domain (free of copyright restrictions), and as such we offer a high-resolution image of it. See our image rights statement.

 

See more objects with the color gainsboro tan or see all the colors for this object.

Object Timeline

1957

  • We acquired this object.

2008

2014

2015

2022

  • You found it!

Sewing Sampler (USA)

This is a Sewing sampler. It is dated early 19th century and we acquired it in 1957. Its medium is cotton and its technique is sewn and embroidered on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Estate of Mrs. Lathrop Colgate Harper. It is credited Gift of the estate of Mrs. Lathrop Colgate Harper.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 13 x 69 cm (5 1/8 x 27 3/16 in.)

It is inscribed

KM12 KM18

Cite this object as

Sewing Sampler (USA); cotton; H x W: 13 x 69 cm (5 1/8 x 27 3/16 in.); Gift of the estate of Mrs. Lathrop Colgate Harper; 1957-180-37

This image is in the public domain (free of copyright restrictions). You can copy, modify, and distribute this work without contacting the Smithsonian. For more information, visit the Smithsonian’s Terms of Use page.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://www-6.collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18417895/ |title=Sewing Sampler (USA) |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=18 May 2022 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>