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Sampler (Mexico), late 17th–early 18th century

This is a Sampler. It is dated late 17th–early 18th century and we acquired it in 1970. Its medium is linen, cotton and its technique is embroidery using satin, padded satin, overcast cord, and chain knot; withdrawn element work with overcasting, looping, interlacing, back, stem, buttonhole, satin and others; cut work with overcast edges. It is a part of the Textiles Department 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: 36.5 x 41.5 cm (14 3/8 x 16 5/16 in.)

It is signed

C.F.

Cite this object as

Sampler (Mexico), late 17th–early 18th century; linen, cotton; H x W: 36.5 x 41.5 cm (14 3/8 x 16 5/16 in.); Bequest of Emily Coe Stowell from the Coe Collection; 1970-28-18

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