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Sampler (USA)

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Merwine Family. It is dated ca. 1816 and we acquired it in 1970. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered 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: 26.7 x 22.2 cm (10 1/2 x 8 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Charles Merwine Martha Merwine Thomas Merwine Ann C. Merwine Emily Merwine Charles Merwine Elizabeth Merwine

Cite this object as

Sampler (USA); Embroidered by Merwine Family ; silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 26.7 x 22.2 cm (10 1/2 x 8 3/4 in.); Bequest of Emily Coe Stowell from the Coe Collection; 1970-28-22

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