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Sampler (Germany), 1721

This is a Sampler. It is dated 1721 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in two-sided cross, half cross, tent, eyelet, back, satin, and double running 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: 54.6 x 37.5 cm (21 1/2 x 14 3/4 in.)

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Sampler (Germany), 1721; silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 54.6 x 37.5 cm (21 1/2 x 14 3/4 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-270

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