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Sampler (England), 1703

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Alls Tanner. It is dated 1703 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is wool embroidery on wool foundation and its technique is cross, montenegrin cross, eyelet, and double running stitches. 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: 45.7 x 20 cm (18 x 7 7/8 in.)

It is signed

embroidered "Alse Tanner Jun th 11 1703"

It is inscribed

"Look well to what you take in hand Tis better worth than house or land When lad is gone and money spent Leraning is most excellent"

Cite this object as

Sampler (England), 1703; Embroidered by Alls Tanner (English); wool embroidery on wool foundation; H x W: 45.7 x 20 cm (18 x 7 7/8 in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-61

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