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Sampler (Germany), 1755

This is a Sampler. It is dated 1755 and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is silk and cotton embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in silk, cross, back and long-armed cross stitches on plain weave foundation; small area of chain stitch in white cotton which may be a later addition. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was catalogued by Gillian Moss.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 64.8 x 34.9 cm (25 1/2 x 13 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

IDM 1755 CM 1755 SCM 1755

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Sampler (Germany), 1755; silk and cotton embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 64.8 x 34.9 cm (25 1/2 x 13 3/4 in.); 1931-47-1

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