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1941

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2021

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Family Register Sampler (USA), 1804

This is a Family register sampler. It was embroidered by Harriot Collens, American. It is dated 1804 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk embroidery, linen warp, wool weft and its technique is embroidered in cross, stem, running, and roumanian 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: 39 x 44 cm (15 3/8 x 17 5/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Harriot Collens marked this record in 1804

Cite this object as

Family Register Sampler (USA), 1804; Embroidered by Harriot Collens, American (American, 1790 - 1874); silk embroidery, linen warp, wool weft; H x W: 39 x 44 cm (15 3/8 x 17 5/16 in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-58

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