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Sampler (Germany), 18th century

This is a Sampler. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in cross, long-armed cross, eyelet, 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: 23.5 x 8.3 cm (9 1/4 x 3 1/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Sampler (Germany), 18th century; silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 23.5 x 8.3 cm (9 1/4 x 3 1/4 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-286

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