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Sampler (Germany), 1819

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Friederike Hanewald. It is dated 1819 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is cotton and its technique is satin, stem, and overcasting 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

35.5 x 37 cm (14 x 14 9/16 in.)

It is inscribed

" Weibbiche Unterrichts Anstatt Dresden 1819" (made in the Female Institute of Instruction, Dresden, 1819)

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Sampler (Germany), 1819; Embroidered by Friederike Hanewald ; cotton; 35.5 x 37 cm (14 x 14 9/16 in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-215

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