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Sampler (England), 1600–1650

This is a Sampler. It is dated 1600–1650 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk and metal-wrapped silk-core embroidery, linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in back, tent, rococo, eyelet, chain, cross, long-armed cross, roumanian, stem, twisted chain, and plaited braid 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: 50.2 x 21.6 cm (19 3/4 x 8 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Sampler (England), 1600–1650; silk and metal-wrapped silk-core embroidery, linen foundation; H x W: 50.2 x 21.6 cm (19 3/4 x 8 1/2 in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-90

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