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Alphabets, numerals, "Agnes Hodge, February the 5 1723-4 in the 9th year of my age" and the Lord's Prayer surrounded by a floral frame.

This is a sampler from United Kingdom. It is dated 1723–24 and we acquired it in 1941. Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe.

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Its medium is

medium: silk embroidery, linen foundation technique: cross, eyelet, and shaded satin stitches on plain weave

Its dimensions are

H x W: 32.1 x 22.9 cm (12 5/8 x 9 in.)

This object was embroidered by Agnes Hodge

This object was bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url= |title=Sampler (England), 1723–24 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=28 July 2015 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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