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Map Sampler (England), 1784

This is a Map sampler. It was embroidered by Jane Flint. It is dated 1784 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk embroidery, linen foundation and its technique is satin, cross and tent stitches on plain weave. 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

Warp x Weft: 57 x 57 cm (22 7/16 x 22 7/16 in.)

It is signed

"A Map of Europe by Jane Flint 1784."

It is inscribed

"A Map of Europe by Jane Flint 1784."

Cite this object as

Map Sampler (England), 1784; Embroidered by Jane Flint ; silk embroidery, linen foundation; Warp x Weft: 57 x 57 cm (22 7/16 x 22 7/16 in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-232

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