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Sampler (USA), 1755

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Hannah Holland. It is dated 1755 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk embroidery on wool foundation and its technique is embroidered in cross, eyelet, stem, and satin stitches on plain weave foundation. 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: 32 x 25 cm (12 5/8 x 9 13/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Hannah Holland My Work in the Year 1755

Cite this object as

Sampler (USA), 1755; Embroidered by Hannah Holland (American); silk embroidery on wool foundation; H x W: 32 x 25 cm (12 5/8 x 9 13/16 in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-25

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