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Sampler (possibly Haiti), early 19th century

This is a Sampler. It is dated early 19th century and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk embroidery on cotton foundation and its technique is embroidered in cross and knot stitches on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was catalogued by Susan J. Brown. It is credited Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 61 x 58.4 cm (24 x 23 in.)

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Sampler (possibly Haiti), early 19th century; silk embroidery on cotton foundation; H x W: 61 x 58.4 cm (24 x 23 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-431

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