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Sampler (Germany), 17th century

This is a Sampler. It is dated 17th century and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in cross, eyelet, and double running stitches on a 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: 77.5 x 36.2 cm (30 1/2 x 14 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

16?5

Cite this object as

Sampler (Germany), 17th century; silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 77.5 x 36.2 cm (30 1/2 x 14 1/4 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-330

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