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Sampler

This is a Sampler. It was made by Martha Carter. It is dated ca. 1820 and we acquired it in 2003. Its medium is linen, silk and its technique is embroidery in cross stitch and other stitches. 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

17 X 11 in. framed

It is inscribed

Martha Carter her Work Aged 11 years

Cite this object as

Sampler; Made by Martha Carter ; linen, silk; 17 X 11 in. framed; Gift of Myra and William H. Mathers; 2003-14-13

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