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Sampler (England), late 17th century

This is a Sampler. It is dated late 17th century and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk embroidery, linen foundation and its technique is double running, cross and surface buttonhole stitches on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles Department 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: 65 x 16 cm (25 9/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

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Sampler (England), late 17th century; silk embroidery, linen foundation; Warp x Weft: 65 x 16 cm (25 9/16 x 6 5/16 in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-109

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