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Sampler, 1814

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Sarah Knott. It is dated 1814 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk embroidery, cotton foundation and its technique is running and cross 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

22 x 17 cm (8 11/16 x 6 11/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Sampler, 1814; Embroidered by Sarah Knott ; silk embroidery, cotton foundation; 22 x 17 cm (8 11/16 x 6 11/16 in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-213

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