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Sampler (Netherlands), 1712

This is a Sampler . It is dated 1712 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in running, cross, buttonhole, chain, and wrapping stitches on plain weave foundation, edged with picots. 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: 47 x 32.4 cm (18 1/2 x 12 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

YDK

Cite this object as

Sampler (Netherlands), 1712; silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 47 x 32.4 cm (18 1/2 x 12 3/4 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-248

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