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Darning Sampler (unfinished) (Germany), 1866

This is a Darning sampler (unfinished). It is dated 1866 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is wool, cotton and its technique is embroidered in running and cross stitches onplain 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.

  • Darning Sampler, 1836
  • silk embroidery, cotton foundation.
  • Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer.
  • 1981-28-208

Its dimensions are

H x W: 46.4 x 38.1 cm (18 1/4 x 15 in.)

It is inscribed

R.M.

Cite this object as

Darning Sampler (unfinished) (Germany), 1866; wool, cotton; H x W: 46.4 x 38.1 cm (18 1/4 x 15 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-320

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