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Sampler (USA), 1818

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Rebecca Barnes. It is dated 1818 and we acquired it in 1984. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in cross stitch on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

It is credited Gift of Anonymous Donor from the Fraser/Martin Collection.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 46.4 x 43.2 cm (18 1/4 x 17 in.)

It is inscribed

Rebecca Barnes 5th mo 23 1818

Cite this object as

Sampler (USA), 1818; Embroidered by Rebecca Barnes (American); silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 46.4 x 43.2 cm (18 1/4 x 17 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor from the Fraser/Martin Collection; 1984-100-4

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