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Sampler (England), 1786

This is a Sampler. It was made by Mary Bulley. It is dated 1786 and we acquired it in 2003. Its medium is linen, silk and its technique is embroidered in stem, cross 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

H x W (framed): 54.6 × 52.1 cm (21 1/2 × 20 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

Map of Europe worked at Mrs. Cooksley's school by Mary Bulley 1786

Cite this object as

Sampler (England), 1786; Made by Mary Bulley (English); linen, silk; H x W (framed): 54.6 × 52.1 cm (21 1/2 × 20 1/2 in.); Gift of Myra M. and William H. Mathers; 2002-26-5

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