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Sampler (USA), 1798

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Ann Thornton, American. It is dated 1798 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in cross stitch on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 43 x 34 cm (16 15/16 x 13 3/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Ann Thornton Aged nine Years Anno Domini 1798

Cite this object as

Sampler (USA), 1798; Embroidered by Ann Thornton, American ; silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 43 x 34 cm (16 15/16 x 13 3/8 in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-52

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