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Sampler (USA), 1822

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Elizabeth Miskey, American. It is dated 1822 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk and wool embroidery, linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in chain, stem, rococo and cross 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: 43 x 61.5 cm (16 15/16 x 24 3/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Respectfully presented to Anthony and Elizabeth Miskey by their affectionate daughter Elizabeth Miskey done in her twelth year Philadelphia April 26th 1822

Cite this object as

Sampler (USA), 1822; Embroidered by Elizabeth Miskey, American (b. 1811); silk and wool embroidery, linen foundation; H x W: 43 x 61.5 cm (16 15/16 x 24 3/16 in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-71

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