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Sampler (USA), 1750

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Elisabeth Pecker, American. It is dated 1750 and we acquired it in 1970. Its medium is silk, metal-wrapped silk, and hair embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in stem, satin, surface satin, cross, running, eyelet and couched stitches with appliqué on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Emily Coe Stowell. It is credited Bequest of Emily Coe Stowell from the Coe Collection.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 51 x 40 cm (20 1/16 x 15 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Elisabeth Pecker is my name and with my needle I wroght the same 1750 Elisabeth Pecker Born July 31 in the year of our Lord 1733

Cite this object as

Sampler (USA), 1750; Embroidered by Elisabeth Pecker, American (b. 1733); silk, metal-wrapped silk, and hair embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 51 x 40 cm (20 1/16 x 15 3/4 in.); Bequest of Emily Coe Stowell from the Coe Collection; 1970-28-15

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