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.
Its dimensions are
H x W: 43.8 x 41.3 cm (17 1/4 x 16 1/4 in.)
It is inscribed
Cite this object as
Darning Sampler (Netherlands), 1735; silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 43.8 x 41.3 cm (17 1/4 x 16 1/4 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-234
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Scraps.