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Sampler (Germany)

This is a Sampler. It is dated 1703 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk and metallic embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in cross and double running stitches on plain weave foundation with hem stitch. 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: 106.7 x 39.4 cm (42 x 15 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

S.I.R.

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Sampler (Germany); silk and metallic embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 106.7 x 39.4 cm (42 x 15 1/2 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-328

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