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Sampler (Germany), 1685

This is a Sampler. It is dated 1685 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is cross, double running and eyelet 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: 80.5 x 29.5 cm (31 11/16 x 11 5/8 in.)

It is signed

initials "S A S" and date "1685"

It is inscribed

initials "S A S" and date "1685"

Cite this object as

Sampler (Germany), 1685; silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 80.5 x 29.5 cm (31 11/16 x 11 5/8 in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-256

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