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Sampler (England), ca. 1800

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Ann Silver. It is dated ca. 1800 and we acquired it in 2008. Its medium is silk embroidery on wool foundation and its technique is cross-stitch embroidery on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Myra Mathers and William H. Mathers. It is credited Gift of Myra M. and William H. Mathers.

Its dimensions are

Frame H x W: 47 x 36.2 cm (18 1/2 x 14 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Ann Silver Her Sampler

Cite this object as

Sampler (England), ca. 1800; Embroidered by Ann Silver ; silk embroidery on wool foundation; Frame H x W: 47 x 36.2 cm (18 1/2 x 14 1/4 in.); Gift of Myra M. and William H. Mathers; 2008-31-7

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