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Sampler (Germany), 1817

This is a Sampler. It is dated 1817 and we acquired it in 2008. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is buttonhole and running stitches 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: 15.2 x 15.6 cm (6 x 6 1/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Sampler (Germany), 1817; silk embroidery on linen foundation; Frame H x W: 15.2 x 15.6 cm (6 x 6 1/8 in.); Gift of Myra M. and William H. Mathers; 2008-31-6

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