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Sampler (USA)

This is a Sampler. It is dated 1797 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in counted cross, eye, and satin stitches on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Gift of Anonymous Donor from the Fraser/Martin Collection.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 57.2 x 40 cm (22 1/2 x 15 3/4 in.)

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Sampler (USA); silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 57.2 x 40 cm (22 1/2 x 15 3/4 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor from the Fraser/Martin Collection; 1975-86-9

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