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Sampler (USA), 1795

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Lydia Sheward. It is dated 1795 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk and linen embroidery on linen foundation, linen edge tape. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer. It is credited Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 33 x 38.7 cm (13 x 15 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Lydia Sheward 1795

Cite this object as

Sampler (USA), 1795. silk and linen embroidery on linen foundation, linen edge tape. Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer. 1981-28-158.

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