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Sampler (England), 1779

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Jane Yates. It is dated 1779 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk embroidery, wool foundation and its technique is tent, cross, satin, eyelet and stem 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

H x W: 48.6 x 36.2 cm (19 1/8 x 14 1/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Sampler (England), 1779; Embroidered by Jane Yates ; silk embroidery, wool foundation; H x W: 48.6 x 36.2 cm (19 1/8 x 14 1/4 in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-91

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