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Sampler (France)

This is a Sampler . It was embroidered by Colette du Wel. It is dated 1836 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk embroidery on wool foundation and its technique is embroidered in cross stitch (looping backward movement), 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

Warp x Weft: 28.5 x 27.3 cm (11 1/4 x 10 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

l'an de 1836 Colette du Wel

Cite this object as

Sampler (France); Embroidered by Colette du Wel ; silk embroidery on wool foundation; Warp x Weft: 28.5 x 27.3 cm (11 1/4 x 10 3/4 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-432

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