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Sampler (France), October 12, 1800

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Francoise Figoli. It is dated October 12, 1800 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk embroidery, linen foundation and its technique is cross stitch on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

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

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 20 x 35 cm (7 7/8 x 13 3/4 in.)

It is signed

Signed "Francoise Figoli. Agee de 9 le 12 Octobre 1800."

It is inscribed

"Vive Jesu..."

Cite this object as

Sampler (France), October 12, 1800; Embroidered by Francoise Figoli ; silk embroidery, linen foundation; Warp x Weft: 20 x 35 cm (7 7/8 x 13 3/4 in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-108

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