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Sampler (England), ca. 1738

This is a Sampler. It was made by Mary Beech. It is dated ca. 1738 and we acquired it in 2003. Its medium is linen, silk and its technique is embroidered in cross-stitch and satin stitch. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

This object was donated by William H. Mathers and Myra Mathers. It is credited Gift of Myra M. and William H. Mathers.

Its dimensions are

Frame H x W x D: 42.5 × 32.4 × 1.9 cm (16 3/4 × 12 3/4 × 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Mary Beech born April the 4 in the year of our Lord 1724

Cite this object as

Sampler (England), ca. 1738; Made by Mary Beech ; linen, silk; Frame H x W x D: 42.5 × 32.4 × 1.9 cm (16 3/4 × 12 3/4 × 3/4 in.); Gift of Myra M. and William H. Mathers; 2002-26-2

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