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Sampler (USA), 1815

This is a Sampler. It is dated 1815 and we acquired it in 1974. Its medium is silk embroidery and paint on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in cross, satin, running, chain, knot, and stem stitches 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

H x W: 67.3 x 45.7 cm (26 1/2 x 18 in.)

It is inscribed

Wrought by Sophia Emerson Aged 14 years 1815

Cite this object as

Sampler (USA), 1815; silk embroidery and paint on linen foundation; H x W: 67.3 x 45.7 cm (26 1/2 x 18 in.); Bequest of Rosalie Coe, from the collection inherited from her mother, Eva Johnston Coe; 1974-42-22

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