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Sampler (USA), 1830

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Lucy D. Stickney. It is dated 1830 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk embroidery, linen foundation, watercolor paint and its technique is embroidered in cross, satin, and stem stitches and french knots on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled Sampler by Lucy D. Stickney.

This object was bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe. It is credited Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 69.2 x 65.1 cm (27 1/4 x 25 5/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Wrought by Lucy D Stickney Charlestown November 16 1830 Aged 12

Cite this object as

Sampler (USA), 1830; Embroidered by Lucy D. Stickney (American, 1818 - 1902); silk embroidery, linen foundation, watercolor paint; H x W: 69.2 x 65.1 cm (27 1/4 x 25 5/8 in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-160

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