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Sampler (USA), 1825

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Margaret Moss, American. It is dated 1825 and we acquired it in 1974. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in satin, cross, stem, chain, and buttonhole 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: 70.2 x 66 cm (27 5/8 x 26 in.)

It is inscribed

Elizabeth Wiert Aged 80 Died 1825 Margaret Moss Aged 11 1825

Cite this object as

Sampler (USA), 1825; Embroidered by Margaret Moss, American ; silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 70.2 x 66 cm (27 5/8 x 26 in.); Bequest of Rosalie Coe, from the collection inherited from her mother, Eva Johnston Coe; 1974-42-8

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