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What is this?

Alphabets and monograms in red and white. Letters and designs were drawn on the cloth before the embroidery was begun. The larger holes were cut; the smaller ones pinches; both were overcast.

This is a sampler from Germany. It is dated 1800–50 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: cotton technique: satin and stem stitches on plain weave

Its dimensions are

H x W: 39 x 54.5 cm (15 3/8 x 21 7/16 in.)

This object was embroidered by Pauline Rieschke

This object was bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe

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