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Sampler, early 19th century

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by A.M.. It is dated early 19th century and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is cotton and its technique is satin, overcast, buttonhole, eyelet and drawnwork stitches on plain weave. 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

Warp x Weft: 25 x 29 cm (9 13/16 x 11 7/16 in.)

It is signed

Initials "A.M."

It is inscribed

Initials "A.M." and the word "Le Temps"

Cite this object as

Sampler, early 19th century; Embroidered by A.M. ; cotton; Warp x Weft: 25 x 29 cm (9 13/16 x 11 7/16 in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-205

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