This is a Darning Sampler. It is dated 1801 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk and its technique is embroidered in cross, four sided, and running 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 15.9 cm (6 x 6 1/4 in.)
Cite this object as
Darning Sampler; silk; H x W: 15.2 x 15.9 cm (6 x 6 1/4 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-202