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Darning Sampler (unfinished) (Germany), mid-19th century

This is a Darning sampler (unfinished). It is dated mid-19th century and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is cotton, wool and its technique is embroidered in running (pattern darning) 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: 45.7 x 38.1 cm (18 x 15 in.)

Cite this object as

Darning Sampler (unfinished) (Germany), mid-19th century; cotton, wool; H x W: 45.7 x 38.1 cm (18 x 15 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-321

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