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What is this?

Square sampler in two sections. The upper register has bands of small scale geometric and floral patterns and spot motifs. The lower register has a deer, a bird on a flowering branch, and a girl in a pinafore with a wreath.

This is a sampler. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1971. Bequest of Marian Hague. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

medium: silk embroidery on cotton foundation technique: embroidered in cross, back, straight, running, scotch and tent stitches on plain weave foundation

Its dimensions are

H x W: 38.1 x 40 cm (15 x 15 3/4 in.)

This object was bequest of Marian Hague

This object has been included in the following exhibitions:

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