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Sampler (USA), 1806

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Anna Williams. It is dated 1806 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk embroidery, linen warp, wool weft and its technique is embroidered in cross, chain, rococo, and eyelet stitches on plain weave foundation. 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: 41 x 29 cm (16 1/8 x 11 7/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Anna Williams age 11 August 13, 1806 Taunton September

Cite this object as

Sampler (USA), 1806; Embroidered by Anna Williams (American); silk embroidery, linen warp, wool weft; H x W: 41 x 29 cm (16 1/8 x 11 7/16 in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-17

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