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Map Sampler (England), 1824

This is a Map sampler. It was made by Lucy C. Berry. It is dated 1824 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk embroidery, watercolor paint, silk foundation and its technique is embroidered in stem, satin, laid, and back stitches on plain weave, painted. 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

H x W: 72.1 × 59.1 cm (28 3/8 × 23 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Lucy C. Berry A.D. 1824

Cite this object as

Map Sampler (England), 1824; Made by Lucy C. Berry ; silk embroidery, watercolor paint, silk foundation; H x W: 72.1 × 59.1 cm (28 3/8 × 23 1/4 in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-198

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