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Sampler (England), 1810

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Harriot Jones. It is dated 1810 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk embroidery, wool foundation and its technique is cross, tent and satin stitches 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: 59 x 57 cm (23 1/4 x 22 7/16 in.)

It is signed

"Harriot Jones aged 13 years"

It is inscribed

"Harriot Jones aged 13 years" and "On Education"

Cite this object as

Sampler (England), 1810; Embroidered by Harriot Jones ; silk embroidery, wool foundation; Warp x Weft: 59 x 57 cm (23 1/4 x 22 7/16 in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-115

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