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Sampler (USA), 1766

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Mary Greene, American. It is dated 1766 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in cross, satin, stem and back 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: 34.5 x 24 cm (13 9/16 x 9 7/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Mary Green Her Sampler Made in the Eleventh Year of Her Age 1766

Cite this object as

Sampler (USA), 1766; Embroidered by Mary Greene, American ; silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 34.5 x 24 cm (13 9/16 x 9 7/16 in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-73

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