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Sampler (USA), 1800–1830

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Margereta Whann, American. It is dated 1800–1830 and we acquired it in 1970. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in satin, stem, chain and cross 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: 45.1 x 45.1 cm (17 3/4 x 17 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Margereta Whann Her Work

Cite this object as

Sampler (USA), 1800–1830; Embroidered by Margereta Whann, American ; silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 45.1 x 45.1 cm (17 3/4 x 17 3/4 in.); Bequest of Emily Coe Stowell from the Coe Collection; 1970-28-5

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