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Sampler (England)

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Rhoda Stafford. It is dated 1715 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in cross, eye, rococo and half-cross stitches on plain weave foundation; counted stitches. It is a part of the Textiles department.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 41.3 x 27.9 cm (16 1/4 x 11 in.)

It is inscribed

March the 19, 1715, Rhoda Stafford in the 8 year of her age

Cite this object as

Sampler (England); Embroidered by Rhoda Stafford (English); silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 41.3 x 27.9 cm (16 1/4 x 11 in.); 1975-86-10

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