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What is this?

Marking sampler with two alphabets, crowns, crests, leafy branches and names in red on fine white cotton.

This is a sampler from Germany. It is dated 1834 and we acquired it in 1981. Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

medium: cotton technique: embroidered in satin, stem, knot, and back stitches with overcasting on plain weave foundation

Its dimensions are

H x W: 36.8 x 41.3 cm (14 1/2 x 16 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

HE

This object was bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer

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