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Sampler (Germany), 1820

This is a Sampler. It is dated 1820 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in cross, two-sided cross, and hem 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: 109.9 x 23.5 cm (43 1/4 x 9 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

CHA 1820

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Sampler (Germany), 1820; silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 109.9 x 23.5 cm (43 1/4 x 9 1/4 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-327

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