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Sampler (England)

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Sarah Fenn. It is dated 1721 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in cross, eye, chain, satin, stem, and back stitches on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 22.9 x 21 cm (9 x 8 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Sarah Fenn 1721

Cite this object as

Sampler (England); Embroidered by Sarah Fenn (English); silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 22.9 x 21 cm (9 x 8 1/4 in.); 1975-86-3

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