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What is this?

At the top, an eagle with spread wings is perched atop a shield, with flags and buntings, surrounded by floral sprays. At the bottom is a landscape with a small town, a locomotive, and a horse and carriage. In the center is the inscription: John the Hoog O Love Remember me Margaret Hoog Married 1875 June 3, surrounded by birds and flowers. The entire surface is covered with chain stitch embroidery.

This is a sampler from United States. It is dated 1875 and we acquired it in 2008. Gift of Myra M. and William H. Mathers.

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Its medium is

medium: wool and cotton embroidery on wool foundation technique: embroidered in chain stitch on plain weave foundation label: wool embroidered with wool and cotton in chain stitch

Its dimensions are

Frame H x W x D: 55.9 x 76.2 cm (22 x 30 in.) Warp x Weft (unframed): 51.4 x 72.4 cm (20 1/4 x 28 1/2 in.)

This object has been tagged:

This object was embroidered by Margaret Hoog

This object was agent: Ursula M. Nehrt and William M. Mathers and donated by Myra Mathers and William H. Mathers

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url= |title=Sampler (USA), 1875 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=4 August 2015 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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