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Sampler (Portugal), 1782

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by O.T.M.. It is dated 1782 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk and metal wrapped-silk thread embroidery, silk foundation and its technique is satin, stem, split, knot, and bullion 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: 41 x 51 cm (16 1/8 x 20 1/16 in.)

It is signed

"O.T.M. Alumna da Escola de N S do Terco e Caridade 13-2-82" (Alumna of the School of Our Lady of Charity)

It is inscribed

"O.T.M. Alumna da Escola de N S do Terco e Caridade 13-2-82" (Alumna of the School of Our Lady of Charity)

Cite this object as

Sampler (Portugal), 1782; Embroidered by O.T.M. ; silk and metal wrapped-silk thread embroidery, silk foundation; Warp x Weft: 41 x 51 cm (16 1/8 x 20 1/16 in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-235

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