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Sampler (England), 1729

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Dinah Bird. It is dated 1729 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk embroidery on cotton foundation and its technique is embroidered in cross, satin, rococo, running and double running stitches on plain weave foundation; sewn to linen tape and mounted on paper. 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: 22.2 x 15.9 cm (8 3/4 x 6 1/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Sampler (England), 1729; Embroidered by Dinah Bird (English); silk embroidery on cotton foundation; H x W: 22.2 x 15.9 cm (8 3/4 x 6 1/4 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-67

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