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Mourning Sampler (England), ca. 1800

This is a Mourning sampler. It is dated ca. 1800 and we acquired it in 1974. Its medium is silk embroidery on silk foundation and its technique is embroidered on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Unknown. It is credited Gift of Anonymous Donor from the Fraser/Martin Collection.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 26 x 22.9 cm (10 1/4 x 9 in.)

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Mourning Sampler (England), ca. 1800; silk embroidery on silk foundation; H x W: 26 x 22.9 cm (10 1/4 x 9 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor from the Fraser/Martin Collection; 1974-100-13

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