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Sampler (Germany), 1723

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Ann Cathrina Seiler. It is dated 1723 and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 30.5 x 33 cm (12 x 13 in.)

It is inscribed

Ann Cathrina Seiler Anno 1723

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Sampler (Germany), 1723; Embroidered by Ann Cathrina Seiler ; silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 30.5 x 33 cm (12 x 13 in.); 1931-47-18

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