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1941

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2020

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Sampler (USA), ca. 1798

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Hannah Cutter, American. It is dated ca. 1798 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in cross, satin, stem, eyelet, and overcasting stitches on plain weave foundation. 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: 55 x 43 cm (21 5/8 x 16 15/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Hannah Cutters Work Wrought in the ninth Year of her Age

Cite this object as

Sampler (USA), ca. 1798; Embroidered by Hannah Cutter, American ; silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 55 x 43 cm (21 5/8 x 16 15/16 in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-2

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