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Sampler (England), 1683

This is a Sampler. It is dated 1683 and we acquired it in 1974. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is counted and uncounted stitches; stem, satin, long-armed cross, eye, back, chain, cross and looping 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: 33 x 20.3 cm (13 x 8 in.)

Cite this object as

Sampler (England), 1683; Previously owned by Mrs. Henry E. Coe ; silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 33 x 20.3 cm (13 x 8 in.); Bequest of Rosalie Coe, from the collection inherited from her mother, Eva Johnston Coe; 1974-42-4

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