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Sampler (USA), 1875

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Margaret Hoog. It is dated 1875 and we acquired it in 2008. Its medium is wool and cotton embroidery on wool foundation and its technique is embroidered in chain stitch on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled O Love, Remember Me.

This object was donated by William H. Mathers and Myra Mathers and agent: William M. Mathers and Ursula M. Nehrt. It is credited Gift of Myra M. and William H. Mathers.

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.)

Cite this object as

Sampler (USA), 1875. wool and cotton embroidery on wool foundation. Gift of Myra M. and William H. Mathers. 2008-31-23.

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