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Sampler (USA), May 28, 1800

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Louisa Figgiss Perren. It is dated May 28, 1800 and we acquired it in 2008. Its medium is silk embroidery on wool foundation and its technique is embroidered in cross stitch on plain weave foundation. 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 x D: 29.5 x 29.8 cm (11 5/8 x 11 3/4 in.) Warp x Weft (unframed): 27 x 27.9 cm (10 5/8 in. x 11 in.)

It is inscribed

Louisa Figgiss Perren Finish'd this sampler May 28, 1800 Aged 11 Years

Cite this object as

Sampler (USA), May 28, 1800; Embroidered by Louisa Figgiss Perren (American); silk embroidery on wool foundation; Frame H x W x D: 29.5 x 29.8 cm (11 5/8 x 11 3/4 in.) Warp x Weft (unframed): 27 x 27.9 cm (10 5/8 in. x 11 in.); Gift of Myra M. and William H. Mathers; 2008-31-8

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