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Map Sampler (England)

This is a Map sampler. It is dated late 18th century and we acquired it in 1984. Its medium is silk embroidery on silk foundation and its technique is embroidered in stem and satin stitches on warp faced plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Anonymous gift from the Fraser/Martin Collection..

Its dimensions are

H x W: 56.5 x 50.2 cm (22 1/4 x 19 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Map Sampler (England); silk embroidery on silk foundation; H x W: 56.5 x 50.2 cm (22 1/4 x 19 3/4 in.); Anonymous gift from the Fraser/Martin Collection.; 1984-100-6

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