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Darning Sampler (Netherlands), 1735

This is a Darning sampler. It is dated 1735 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in running (pattern darning) and eyelet stitches on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer and catalogued by Gillian Moss. It is credited Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 43.8 x 41.3 cm (17 1/4 x 16 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

PP 1735

Cite this object as

Darning Sampler (Netherlands), 1735. silk embroidery on linen foundation. Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer. 1981-28-234.

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