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Sampler

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Jane Bedwin. It is dated 1815 and we acquired it in 2003. Its medium is silk, linen and its technique is 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

14 1/4 X 18 1/4 inches framed

It is inscribed

Oxford Jane Bedwin October 13, 1815

Cite this object as

Sampler; Embroidered by Jane Bedwin ; silk, linen; 14 1/4 X 18 1/4 inches framed; Gift of Myra and William H. Mathers; 2003-14-42

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