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Sampler (USA), 1737

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Margaret Grant. It is dated 1737 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk and linen embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in two-sided cross, stem, buttonhole, satin, and long-armed cross stitches on plain weave foundation. 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: 42 x 40.5 cm (16 9/16 x 15 15/16 in. )

It is inscribed

Margaret Grant her work begun April the 18 1737 in the 9th year of her age

Cite this object as

Sampler (USA), 1737; Embroidered by Margaret Grant (American); silk and linen embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 42 x 40.5 cm (16 9/16 x 15 15/16 in. ); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-6

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