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Sampler (USA), 1796

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Sarah Afflick, American. It is dated 1796 and we acquired it in 1970. Its medium is silk embroidery on cotton foundation and its technique is embroidered 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: 17.8 x 12.5 cm (7 x 4 15/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Sarah Afflick her Work made in the 7 year of her age And in the year of our Lord 1796

Cite this object as

Sampler (USA), 1796; Embroidered by Sarah Afflick (American); silk embroidery on cotton foundation; H x W: 17.8 x 12.5 cm (7 x 4 15/16 in.); Bequest of Emily Coe Stowell from the Coe Collection; 1970-28-8

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