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Sampler (Italy)

This is a Sampler. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1940. Its medium is linen, colored glass beads, metallic thread and its technique is beadwork embroidery, bobbin lace. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Hollis French. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Hollis French.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 41 x 32 cm (16 1/8 x 12 5/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Sampler (Italy); linen, colored glass beads, metallic thread; H x W: 41 x 32 cm (16 1/8 x 12 5/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. Hollis French; 1940-94-6

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