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Sampler (England)

This is a Sampler. It is dated 17th century and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk and linen embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in satin, chain, double running, running, montenegrin cross, eyelet, and loop and twist (needle lace) stitches on plain weave foundation. 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: 81.6 x 18.1 cm (32 1/8 x 7 1/8 in.)

It is inscribed

RW TV GV GW

Cite this object as

Sampler (England); silk and linen embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 81.6 x 18.1 cm (32 1/8 x 7 1/8 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-160

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