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Sampler (USA), 1798

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Lydia Stocker. It is dated 1798 and we acquired it in 1970. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in cross, stem, satin, running and overcasting stitches 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: 42.2 x 43.2 cm (16 5/8 x 17 in.)

It is inscribed

Lydia Stocker Stocker Aged 13 1798

Cite this object as

Sampler (USA), 1798; Embroidered by Lydia Stocker (American, 1785 - 1841); silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 42.2 x 43.2 cm (16 5/8 x 17 in.); Bequest of Emily Coe Stowell from the Coe Collection; 1970-28-3

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