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Darning Sampler (Northern Germany)

This is a Darning Sampler. It is dated 1814 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is cotton, wool, silk and its technique is embroidered in running and cross 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: 39 x 39cm (15 3/8 x 15 3/8in.)

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Darning Sampler (Northern Germany); cotton, wool, silk; H x W: 39 x 39cm (15 3/8 x 15 3/8in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-316

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