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Sampler (Netherlands), 1780

This is a Sampler. It is dated 1780 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk embroidery, linen foundation and its technique is cross, long-armed cross, and eyelet 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

47 x 42 cm (18 1/2 x 16 9/16 in.)

It is inscribed

"ANNO 1780" and various initials.

Cite this object as

Sampler (Netherlands), 1780; silk embroidery, linen foundation; 47 x 42 cm (18 1/2 x 16 9/16 in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-143

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