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Sampler (Netherlands), 1793

This is a Sampler. It is dated 1793 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk embroidery, cotton foundation and its technique is running (pattern darning) and eyelet 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

H x W: 50.5 × 51.5 cm (19 7/8 × 20 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

"Anno 1793 M DORMAAR by I W DORMAAR"

Cite this object as

Sampler (Netherlands), 1793; silk embroidery, cotton foundation; H x W: 50.5 × 51.5 cm (19 7/8 × 20 1/4 in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-141

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