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Sampler (England), 18th century

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Mary Strod. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk embroidery, linen foundation and its technique is satin and cross 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: 31 x 25 cm (12 3/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

It is signed

"Mary Strod is my name."

It is inscribed

"Mary Strod is my name."

Cite this object as

Sampler (England), 18th century; Embroidered by Mary Strod ; silk embroidery, linen foundation; Warp x Weft: 31 x 25 cm (12 3/16 x 9 13/16 in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-146

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