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Sampler (Germany), 1749

This is a Sampler. It is dated 1749 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk and metal-wrapped silk embroidery, linen foundation and its technique is two-sided cross, marking cross, long-armed cross, stem, satin, running, double running, eyelet, and herringbone stitches on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Henry E. Coe. It is credited Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 134 x 36.2 cm (52 3/4 x 14 1/4 in.)

It is signed

embroidered 'D D H'

It is inscribed

embroidered text (translated) Jesus my comfort Jesus the beginner of hope and life

Cite this object as

Sampler (Germany), 1749; silk and metal-wrapped silk embroidery, linen foundation; H x W: 134 x 36.2 cm (52 3/4 x 14 1/4 in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-100

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