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Sampler (Italy), 19th century

This is a Sampler. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is wool embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in herringbone, cross, cross variation, long armed cross, and satin 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: 39.4 x 62.9 cm (15 1/2 x 24 3/4 in.)

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Sampler (Italy), 19th century. wool embroidery on linen foundation. Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer. 1981-28-32.

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