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Map Sampler, An Outline Map of the World for Ladies Needlework and Young Students of Geography, 1798

This is a Map sampler. It is dated 1798 and we acquired it in 1967. Its medium is silk and its technique is embroidered on satin weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Helen Wilson, Jean Wilson and Margaret Wilson. It is credited Gift of Helen, Jean, and Margaret Wilson.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 38.1 x 62.5 cm (15 x 24 5/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Map Sampler, An Outline Map of the World for Ladies Needlework and Young Students of Geography, 1798; England; silk; H x W: 38.1 x 62.5 cm (15 x 24 5/8 in.); Gift of Helen, Jean, and Margaret Wilson; 1967-62-1

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