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Darning Sampler (Netherlands)

This is a Darning sampler. We acquired it in 2003. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is cross stitch embroidery, multiple darning stitches. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

This object was donated by William H. Mathers and Myra Mathers.

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Darning Sampler (Netherlands); silk embroidery on linen foundation; 2003-14-23

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Scraps.

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