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1981

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2022

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Sampler (USA)

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Katy and student at Academy of the Sisters of Notre Dame. It is dated 1865 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is wool embroidery on cotton foundation and its technique is embroidered in cross stitch 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: 30.5 x 41.9 cm (12 x 16 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

made by Katy aged 9 years Academy of the Sisters of Notre Dame

Cite this object as

Sampler (USA); Embroidered by Katy (American); wool embroidery on cotton foundation; H x W: 30.5 x 41.9 cm (12 x 16 1/2 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-28

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