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Map Sampler, Map of New York in 1839

This is a Map sampler. It was embroidered by Jane Fraser. It is dated 1936 and we acquired it in 2008. Its medium is silk embroidery on silk foundation and its technique is running and satin stitches 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: 40 x 62.9 cm (15 3/4 x 24 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Map Sampler, Map of New York in 1839; Embroidered by Jane Fraser ; USA; silk embroidery on silk foundation; Frame H x W: 40 x 62.9 cm (15 3/4 x 24 3/4 in.); Gift of Myra M. and William H. Mathers; 2008-31-16

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