Darning Sampler, 1843
This is a Darning sampler. It is dated 1843 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk embroidery on cotton foundation and its technique is embroidered in running and cross stitches on plain weave foundation; hemmed with overcasting over withdrawn element work. It is a part of the Textiles department.
This object was
Gertrude M. Oppenheimer.
It is credited
Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer.
Its dimensions are
H x W: 26.7 x 27.3 cm (10 1/2 x 10 3/4 in.)
It is inscribed
Cite this object as
Darning Sampler, 1843. silk embroidery on cotton foundation. Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer. 1981-28-200.