This object is currently resting in our storage facility. See our image rights statement.


See more objects with the color grey rosybrown saddlebrown sienna or see all the colors for this object.

Object Timeline


  • We acquired this object.




  • You found it!

Sampler (Germany), 1800–1850

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Pauline Rieschke. It is dated 1800–1850 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is cotton and its technique is satin and stem 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: 39 x 54.5 cm (15 3/8 x 21 7/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Sampler (Germany), 1800–1850; Embroidered by Pauline Rieschke ; cotton; H x W: 39 x 54.5 cm (15 3/8 x 21 7/16 in.); 1941-69-250

This object has no known Copyright restrictions.

You are welcome to use this image in compliance with our terms of use.

For higher resolution or commercial use contact ArtResource.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url= |title=Sampler (Germany), 1800–1850 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=11 February 2016 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

If you would like to tell us more about an object or have found an error in an object record, please let us know!