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Inscription: "Chere maman fait par Caroline Dunn l'an 1828." Alphabets, numbers, wreaths of flowers, medallions with birds, trees and flowers, all in a floral border. Bound in pink ribbon.

This is a sampler. It is dated 1828 and we acquired it in 1941. Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

medium: silk embroidery, wool foundation technique:

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 34 x 50 cm (13 3/8 x 19 11/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscription: "Chere maman fait par Caroline Dunn l'an 1828."

This object was bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe

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