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Sampler (England)

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Elizabeth Capps. It is dated 1820 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk embroidery, wool foundation and its technique is cross and counted satin 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: 52.1 x 40 cm (20 1/2 x 15 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Sampler (England); Embroidered by Elizabeth Capps ; silk embroidery, wool foundation; H x W: 52.1 x 40 cm (20 1/2 x 15 3/4 in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-81

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