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Sampler (Germany), September 16, 1806

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Amalie Forberger. It is dated September 16, 1806 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk embroidery, linen foundation and its technique is stem, satin, and double running stitches on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

This object was bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe. It is credited Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 69 x 43 cm (27 3/16 x 16 15/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Sampler (Germany), September 16, 1806; Embroidered by Amalie Forberger ; silk embroidery, linen foundation; Warp x Weft: 69 x 43 cm (27 3/16 x 16 15/16 in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-97

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