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Sampler (England), 1667–78

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Elizabeth Groome. It is dated 1667–78 and we acquired it in 1974. Its medium is silk, wool, mica and metallic embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in stem, satin, cross, bouillon, couching, and padded couching stitches on plain weave foundation; counted and uncounted stitches. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

This object was bequest of Rosalie Coe. It is credited Bequest of Rosalie Coe, from the collection inherited from her mother, Eva Johnston Coe.

Its dimensions are

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

It is inscribed

July the 23 Elizabeth Groome aged twelve year 16678 (sic)

Cite this object as

Sampler (England), 1667–78; Embroidered by Elizabeth Groome ; silk, wool, mica and metallic embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 33 x 33 cm (13 x 13 in.); Bequest of Rosalie Coe, from the collection inherited from her mother, Eva Johnston Coe; 1974-42-16

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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