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Sampler (England)

This is a Sampler. It was made by Mary Johnston. It is dated 1780 and we acquired it in 2003. Its medium is linen, silk and its technique is cross stitch embroidery. 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.

Its dimensions are

Frame H x W: 43.2 x 26.7 cm (17 x 10 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

Mary Johnston ended this work in the 9th year of her age 1780

Cite this object as

Sampler (England); Made by Mary Johnston (English); linen, silk; Frame H x W: 43.2 x 26.7 cm (17 x 10 1/2 in.); Gift of Myra and William H. Mathers; 2003-14-9

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