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Sampler (USA), 1827

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Ann Eliza Eyre, American. It is dated 1827 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in cross, 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: 46 x 60 cm (18 1/8 x 23 5/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Ann Eliza daughter of James and Margaret Eyre wrought this in the ninth year of her age October 1827

Cite this object as

Sampler (USA), 1827; Embroidered by Ann Eliza Eyre, American ; silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 46 x 60 cm (18 1/8 x 23 5/8 in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-33

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