This is a Sampler. It is dated early 19th century and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in button hole, chain, double running, and back stitches on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.
This object was
Gertrude M. Oppenheimer.
It is credited
Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer.
Its dimensions are
H x W: 15.2 x 11.5 cm (6 x 4 1/2 in.)
It is inscribed
Cite this object as
Sampler; silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 15.2 x 11.5 cm (6 x 4 1/2 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-192
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Extreme Textiles: Designing for High Performance.