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Object Timeline

1927

  • Work on this object began.

1947

  • Work on this object ended.

1981

  • We acquired this object.

2004

2022

  • You found it!

Sampler (Mexico)

This is a Sampler. It is dated ca. 1937 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is cotton embroidery on cotton foundation and its technique is embroidered in running stitch 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: 36.2 x 63.5 cm (14 1/4 x 25 in.)

Cite this object as

Sampler (Mexico); cotton embroidery on cotton foundation; H x W: 36.2 x 63.5 cm (14 1/4 x 25 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-362

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