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Sampler (Italy)

This is a Sampler. It is dated 1822 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk, linen, and cotton embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in cross and stem stitches on a plain weave foundation; later addition in cross and surface satin stitches. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer. It is credited Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 46 x 60.7 cm (18 1/8 x 23 7/8 in.)

It is inscribed

E.B.

Cite this object as

Sampler (Italy); silk, linen, and cotton embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 46 x 60.7 cm (18 1/8 x 23 7/8 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-10

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