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Sampler (Netherlands), 1688

This is a Sampler. It is dated 1688 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk, cotton and linen embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in satin, eyelet, stem, back and cross stitches on plain weave with withdrawn element work. 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

23 x 31.5 cm (9 1/16 x 12 3/8 in.)

It is inscribed

H B D

Cite this object as

Sampler (Netherlands), 1688; silk, cotton and linen embroidery on linen foundation; 23 x 31.5 cm (9 1/16 x 12 3/8 in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-35

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