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Sampler (Germany)

This is a Sampler . It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is cotton and silk embroidery on cotton foundation and its technique is embroidered in running stitch (pattern darning) 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: 52.1 x 36.8 cm (20 1/2 x 14 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

B.A.O.

Cite this object as

Sampler (Germany); cotton and silk embroidery on cotton foundation; H x W: 52.1 x 36.8 cm (20 1/2 x 14 1/2 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-477

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