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Sampler (USA), 1833

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Julia Ann Nivers. It is dated 1833 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in cross, satin, and eyelet stitches on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled Celebrating a new church.

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

Our curators have highlighted 2 objects that are related to this one.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 48 x 50 cm (18 7/8 x 19 11/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Julia Ann Nivers Sampler town of Crawford 1833

Cite this object as

Sampler (USA), 1833; Embroidered by Julia Ann Nivers (American, 1823 - ?); silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 48 x 50 cm (18 7/8 x 19 11/16 in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-4

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