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Sampler (England), ca. 1745

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Elizabeth Whitmore. It is dated ca. 1745 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk embroidery, linen foundation and its technique is cross, satin, buttonhole and chain 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

Warp x Weft: 55 x 45 cm (21 5/8 x 17 11/16 in.)

It is signed

"Elizabeth Whitmore the daugher of Rolon and Ann Whitmore was born July ye 11th 1734."

It is inscribed

"Elizabeth Whitmore the daugher of Rolon and Ann Whitmore was born July ye 11th 1734."

Cite this object as

Sampler (England), ca. 1745; Embroidered by Elizabeth Whitmore ; silk embroidery, linen foundation; Warp x Weft: 55 x 45 cm (21 5/8 x 17 11/16 in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-184

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