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Multiplication Table Sampler (USA)

This is a Multiplication table sampler. It was embroidered by Margaret Logan Laight. It is dated 1799 and we acquired it in 2003. Its medium is silk embroidery on wool foundation and its technique is embroidered in cross stitch on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.

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

  • Child's Tool Chest (USA)
  • wood, metal, paint, paper, ink.
  • Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History, 1977.1101.0167.
  • 14.2012.1

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Its dimensions are

Frame H x W: 20.3 x 22.9 cm (8 x 9 in.)

It is inscribed

Margaret Logan Laight Oct 19 1799

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Multiplication Table Sampler (USA); Embroidered by Margaret Logan Laight (American); silk embroidery on wool foundation; Frame H x W: 20.3 x 22.9 cm (8 x 9 in.); Gift of Myra and William H. Mathers; 2003-14-2

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Extreme Textiles: Designing for High Performance.

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