Sampler (Germany), 1800–1850
Technique: satin and stem stitches on plain weave.
Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe. 1941-69-250.
- Embroidered by Pauline Rieschke
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.