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Sampler, 1700

This is a Sampler. It is dated 1700 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation, pearls and its technique is embroidered in two-sided cross, satin, and back 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: 44.5 x 43.8 cm (17 1/2 x 17 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

A.R.

Cite this object as

Sampler, 1700; silk embroidery on linen foundation, pearls; H x W: 44.5 x 43.8 cm (17 1/2 x 17 1/4 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-185

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