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Map Sampler, A Map of England and Wales, late 18th century

This is a Map sampler. It was embroidered by H. Havens. It is dated late 18th century and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk and its technique is embroidered in satin, stem and split stitches on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe. It is credited Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 55.9 × 46.7 cm (22 × 18 3/8 in.)

It is inscribed

A Map of England and Wales wrought by H. Havens

Cite this object as

Map Sampler, A Map of England and Wales, late 18th century; Embroidered by H. Havens ; England; silk; H x W: 55.9 × 46.7 cm (22 × 18 3/8 in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-121

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