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Sampler (USA)

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Elizabeth Funk, American. It is dated 1813 and we acquired it in 1970. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in satin and cross stitches on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Emily Coe Stowell. It is credited Bequest of Emily Coe Stowell from the Coe Collection.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 54 x 42.5cm (21 1/4 x 16 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Elizabeth Funk Her Work 1813

Cite this object as

Sampler (USA); Embroidered by Elizabeth Funk, American ; silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 54 x 42.5cm (21 1/4 x 16 3/4 in.); Bequest of Emily Coe Stowell from the Coe Collection; 1970-28-13

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