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Sampler (England), early 18th century

This is a Sampler. It is dated early 18th century and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen and its technique is cross, double running and knot 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: 27.9 x 16.2 cm (11x 6 3/8 in.)

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Sampler (England), early 18th century; silk embroidery on linen; H x W: 27.9 x 16.2 cm (11x 6 3/8 in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-39

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