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Sampler (Germany)

This is a Sampler. It is dated 1799 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in cross, stem, chain, eye, four-sided, rococo, knot, satin, roumanian, and running stitches 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: 24.8 x 25.4 cm (9 3/4 x 10 in.)

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Sampler (Germany); silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 24.8 x 25.4 cm (9 3/4 x 10 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor from the Fraser/Martin Collection; 1975-81-1-a

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