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Sampler (Italy), ca. 1820

This is a Sampler. It is dated ca. 1820 and we acquired it in 2008. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered on plain weave. 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 M. and William H. Mathers.

Its dimensions are

Frame H x W: 21.3 x 26 cm (8 3/8 x 10 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Fatto de me C.B.

Cite this object as

Sampler (Italy), ca. 1820; silk embroidery on linen foundation; Frame H x W: 21.3 x 26 cm (8 3/8 x 10 1/4 in.); Gift of Myra M. and William H. Mathers; 2008-31-3

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