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Sewing Sampler (Netherlands)

This is a Sewing sampler. It is dated 1887 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is cotton and its technique is embroidered in running, button hole, feather, four-sided, eyelet, and cross stitches with withdrawn element work on plain weave foundation.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: 48.3 x 28 cm (19 x 11 in.)

It is inscribed

J.D.N.

Cite this object as

Sewing Sampler (Netherlands); cotton; H x W: 48.3 x 28 cm (19 x 11 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-310

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