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Sampler, 1832

This is a Sampler. It is dated 1832 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen and its technique is cross, satin, and back 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

Warp x Weft: 17 x 27 cm (6 11/16 x 10 5/8 in.)

It is inscribed

embroidered "FAIT AN 1832 V P Q"

Cite this object as

Sampler, 1832; silk embroidery on linen; Warp x Weft: 17 x 27 cm (6 11/16 x 10 5/8 in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-66

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