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Sampler (Germany)

This is a Sampler. It is dated 1716 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk and metal-wrapped silk embroidery on wool foundation and its technique is embroidered in cross, back, four-sided, two-sided cross, rococo, half cross, and knot stitches on plain weave foundation. 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: 62.2 x 33 cm (24 1/2 x 13 in.)

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Sampler (Germany); silk and metal-wrapped silk embroidery on wool foundation; H x W: 62.2 x 33 cm (24 1/2 x 13 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-271

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