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Sampler (Mexico), 1837

This is a Sampler. It is dated 1837 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is linen, silk, metal-wrapped silk core, glass beads and its technique is embroidered using satin, overcasting, knot, stem and drawnwork stitches on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe. It is credited Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 40.5 x 63 cm (15 15/16 x 24 13/16 in.)

It is signed

"Y. A. 1837"

It is inscribed

"Y. A. 1837"

Cite this object as

Sampler (Mexico), 1837; linen, silk, metal-wrapped silk core, glass beads; H x W: 40.5 x 63 cm (15 15/16 x 24 13/16 in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-190

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