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Sampler (Italy), 1828

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Maria Rosa Mazzullo. It is dated 1828 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk embroidery, cotton foundation and its technique is half cross, tent, and back 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

35 x 40 cm (13 3/4 x 15 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

translated "Maris Rosa Mazzullo, faithful servant and subject, offers with humility to Her Serene Majesty the Queen of the Two Sicilies, in the year 1828.

Cite this object as

Sampler (Italy), 1828; Embroidered by Maria Rosa Mazzullo ; silk embroidery, cotton foundation; 35 x 40 cm (13 3/4 x 15 3/4 in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-246

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