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Sampler (USA), 1824

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Eliza Ann Hunt, American. It is dated 1824 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk embroidery, linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in cross, satin, knot, split, and stem stitches on plain weave foundation. 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: 42 x 44 cm (16 9/16 x 17 5/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Wrought by Eliza Ann Hunt aged nine years 1824

Cite this object as

Sampler (USA), 1824; Embroidered by Eliza Ann Hunt, American (American, 1815 - 1845); silk embroidery, linen foundation; H x W: 42 x 44 cm (16 9/16 x 17 5/16 in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-162

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