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Sampler (Netherlands), 1753

This is a Sampler. It is dated 1753 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in counted cross and eye stitches on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Unknown. It is credited Gift of Anonymous Donor from the Fraser/Martin Collection.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 34.3 x 36.2 cm (13 1/2 x 14 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

K.S. 1753

Cite this object as

Sampler (Netherlands), 1753; silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 34.3 x 36.2 cm (13 1/2 x 14 1/4 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor from the Fraser/Martin Collection; 1975-81-4

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