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Sampler (England)

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Sarah Troup. It is dated 1738 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in cross, satin, eye and rococo stitches on plain weave foundation; counted stitches. It is a part of the Textiles department.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 30.5 x 23.5 cm (12 x 9 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Sarah Troup her work begun August the 21, 1738 in the 9 year of her age

Cite this object as

Sampler (England); Embroidered by Sarah Troup (English); silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 30.5 x 23.5 cm (12 x 9 1/4 in.); 1975-86-8

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