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Sampler (possibly Haiti)

This is a Sampler . It is dated early 19th century and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk embroidery on cotton foundation and its technique is embroidered in cross and knot 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: 61 x 58.4 cm (24 x 23 in.)

Cite this object as

Sampler (possibly Haiti); silk embroidery on cotton foundation; H x W: 61 x 58.4 cm (24 x 23 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-431

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