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Sampler (USA), 1826

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Susannah Cathells. It is dated 1826 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk embroidery on cotton foundation and its technique is embroidered in cross, satin 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: 49 x 50 cm (19 5/16 x 19 11/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Susannah Cathells Work Aged 10 Years New York 1826

Cite this object as

Sampler (USA), 1826; Embroidered by Susannah Cathells ; silk embroidery on cotton foundation; H x W: 49 x 50 cm (19 5/16 x 19 11/16 in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-174

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