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1941

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2020

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Family Register Sampler (USA)

This is a Family register sampler. It was embroidered by Dorcas A. Kelly, American. We acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in cross, satin and stem stitches on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe.

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Family Register Sampler (USA); Embroidered by Dorcas A. Kelly, American ; silk embroidery on linen foundation; 1941-69-70

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