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Mourning Sampler (USA)

This is a Mourning sampler. It is dated ca. 1800 and we acquired it in 1974. Its medium is silk and its technique is embroidered and painted. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Unknown. It is credited Gift of Anonymous Donor from the Fraser/Martin Collection.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 31.5 x 44 cm (12 3/8 x 17 5/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Mourning Sampler (USA); silk; H x W: 31.5 x 44 cm (12 3/8 x 17 5/16 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor from the Fraser/Martin Collection; 1974-100-29

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