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Sampler (England)

This is a Sampler. It is dated 17th century and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in running, double running, stem, satin, eyelet and buttonhole 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: 47.6 x 21 cm (18 3/4 x 8 1/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Sampler (England); silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 47.6 x 21 cm (18 3/4 x 8 1/4 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-70

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