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Sampler (USA)

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Sarah Ann Marbert. It is dated ca. 1860 and we acquired it in 1976. Its medium is wool embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in counted cross and long-armed cross stitches on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Unknown. It is credited Gift of Anonymous Donor from the Fraser/Martin Collection.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 22.2 x 21.6 cm (8 3/4 x 8 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

Sarah Ann Marbert Her Work

Cite this object as

Sampler (USA); Embroidered by Sarah Ann Marbert ; wool embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 22.2 x 21.6 cm (8 3/4 x 8 1/2 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor from the Fraser/Martin Collection; 1976-100-39

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