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Sampler (England)

This is a Sampler. It was made by Ann Winchester. It is dated 1752 and we acquired it in 2003. Its medium is wool, silk and its technique is embroidered in eyelet, cross, stem, and satin 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

Frame H x W: 58.4 x 47 cm (23 x 18 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

April the 29th 1752 Ann Winchester

Cite this object as

Sampler (England); Made by Ann Winchester (English); wool, silk; Frame H x W: 58.4 x 47 cm (23 x 18 1/2 in.); Gift of Myra and William H. Mathers; 2003-14-32

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