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
Cite this object as
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