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Sampler (England), possibly 1799

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Margaret Dennis. It is dated possibly 1799 and we acquired it in 2008. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is cross-stitch embroidery on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles Department 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: 44.5 x 38.7 cm (17 1/2 x 15 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Margaret Dennis Finished this work the 11th year of her age 1799?

Cite this object as

Sampler (England), possibly 1799; Embroidered by Margaret Dennis ; silk embroidery on linen foundation; Frame H x W: 44.5 x 38.7 cm (17 1/2 x 15 1/4 in.); Gift of Myra M. and William H. Mathers; 2008-31-11

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