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Mourning Sampler (England), late 18th–early 19th century

This is a Mourning sampler. It was embroidered by Sarah Ann Wimpory. It is dated late 18th–early 19th century and we acquired it in 1974. Its medium is silk embroidery on wool foundation and its technique is uncounted stitches; cross and satin stitch on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles 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

Overall: 31.1 x 43.8 cm (12 1/4 x 17 1/4 in.)

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Mourning Sampler (England), late 18th–early 19th century; Embroidered by Sarah Ann Wimpory ; silk embroidery on wool foundation; Overall: 31.1 x 43.8 cm (12 1/4 x 17 1/4 in.); Bequest of Rosalie Coe, from the collection inherited from her mother, Eva Johnston Coe; 1974-42-20

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