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Sampler (Italy)

This is a Sampler. It is dated 20th century and we acquired it in 1974. Its medium is linen embroidery, linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in satin, eyelet, looping, and buttonhole stitches, with withdrawn and cut element work, on plain weave foundation. 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: 64 x 18.5 cm (25 3/16 x 7 5/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Sampler (Italy); linen embroidery, linen foundation; H x W: 64 x 18.5 cm (25 3/16 x 7 5/16 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor from the Fraser/Martin Collection; 1974-100-28

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