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Sampler (USA), 1818

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Mary Cole and student at Ellisburg School. It is dated 1818 and we acquired it in 1974. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in cross, satin, surface satin, rococo, and stem stitches on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Rosalie Coe. It is credited Bequest of Rosalie Coe, from the collection inherited from her mother, Eva Johnston Coe.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 54.6 x 66 cm (21 1/2 x 26 in.)

It is inscribed

Mary Cole's Work Wrought at Ellis Burg School 1818

Cite this object as

Sampler (USA), 1818; Embroidered by Mary Cole (American); silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 54.6 x 66 cm (21 1/2 x 26 in.); Bequest of Rosalie Coe, from the collection inherited from her mother, Eva Johnston Coe; 1974-42-1

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