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1984

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Mourning Sampler (USA)

This is a Mourning sampler. We acquired it in 1984. Its medium is silk embroidery, paint and ink on silk foundation and its technique is embroidered in stem, satin, knot stitches andcouching on plain weave foundation using chenille and loosely twisted threads, with painted background. It is a part of the Textiles department.

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Mourning Sampler (USA); silk embroidery, paint and ink on silk foundation; 1984-100-5

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