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Sampler (Germany), 1799

This is a Sampler. It is dated 1799 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in cross, long-armed cross, back and chain 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: 107.3 x 25.4 cm (42 1/4 x 10 in.)

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Sampler (Germany), 1799; silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 107.3 x 25.4 cm (42 1/4 x 10 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-326

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