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Sampler (Germany)

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Adelaide Muller. It is dated 1849 and we acquired it in 2003. Its medium is silk, cotton and its technique is satin and stem stitch embroidery on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Gift of Myra and William H. Mathers.

Its dimensions are

29.5 x 39.7 cm (11 5/8 x 15 5/8 in.) framed

It is signed

Adelaide Muller

Cite this object as

Sampler (Germany); Embroidered by Adelaide Muller ; silk, cotton; 29.5 x 39.7 cm (11 5/8 x 15 5/8 in.) framed; Gift of Myra and William H. Mathers; 2003-14-40

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