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Map Sampler (England), late 18th century

This is a Map sampler. It is dated late 18th century and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk embroidery, paint, silk foundation and its technique is satin, split, and stem 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

H x W x D: 44.5 x 39.5cm (17 1/2 x 15 9/16in.)

Cite this object as

Map Sampler (England), late 18th century; silk embroidery, paint, silk foundation; H x W x D: 44.5 x 39.5cm (17 1/2 x 15 9/16in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-224

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