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Sampler (England)

This is a Sampler. It was made by Elizabeth Saggar. It is dated 1734 and we acquired it in 2003. Its medium is linen, silk and its technique is embroidery in cross, eyelet, and satin stitch with some looping stitches and detached needle looping. 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 x D: 88.9 x 25.4 cm (35 x 10 in.)

It is inscribed

Elizabeth Saggar aged 10 years October the 12 1734

Cite this object as

Sampler (England); Made by Elizabeth Saggar (English); linen, silk; Frame H x W x D: 88.9 x 25.4 cm (35 x 10 in.); Gift of Myra and William H. Mathers; 2003-14-33

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