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Embroidered Picture (USA), 1813

This is a Embroidered picture. It was embroidered by Willamina Rine and student at Mrs. Armstrong's School, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. It is dated 1813 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk embroidery on cotton foundation, painted paper and its technique is embroidered in satin, stem and cross stitches on plain weave foundation, with painted paper. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled Buried in our Churchyard.

This object was bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe. It is credited Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 43 x 51.5 cm (16 15/16 x 20 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Willamina Rine daughter of Christian and Barbara Rine was born November 8th 1801 and made this sample in Mrs Armstrong's School A.D. 1813 Lancaster

Cite this object as

Embroidered Picture (USA), 1813; Embroidered by Willamina Rine (American, b. 1801); silk embroidery on cotton foundation, painted paper; H x W: 43 x 51.5 cm (16 15/16 x 20 1/4 in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-21

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