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Map Sampler, Embroidered Map, 1939

This is a Map sampler. It was designed by Louisa C. Sturtevant and distributed by Aquidneck Cottage Industries. It is dated 1939 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is silk embroidery on silk foundation and its technique is embroidered in stem, chain, couching, satin, running, knotted and back stitches on 8 harness satin foundation; counted stitches. It is a part of the Textiles department.

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

Its dimensions are

H x W: 66.7 x 86.4 cm (26 1/4 x 34 in.)

It is inscribed

L. C. Sturtevant

Cite this object as

Map Sampler, Embroidered Map, 1939; Designed by Louisa C. Sturtevant ; USA; silk embroidery on silk foundation; H x W: 66.7 x 86.4 cm (26 1/4 x 34 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor from the Fraser/Martin Collection; 1975-81-6

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