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Mending Sampler (Germany), 1879

This is a Mending sampler. It is dated 1879 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk, cotton, wool and its technique is embroidered in cross, herringbone, threaded herringbone and overcasting 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: 47 x 46cm (18 1/2 x 18 1/8 in.)

It is inscribed

B.U.

Cite this object as

Mending Sampler (Germany), 1879; silk, cotton, wool; H x W: 47 x 46cm (18 1/2 x 18 1/8 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-318

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