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Sampler (England)

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Martha Luck. 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, stem, satin, chain and split stitches on plain weave foundation; counted and uncounted stitches. It is a part of the Textiles department.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 33 x 48.3 cm (13 x 19 in.)

It is inscribed

Martha Luck her work Anno Domini 1715

Cite this object as

Sampler (England); Embroidered by Martha Luck ; silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 33 x 48.3 cm (13 x 19 in.); 1975-86-2

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