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Sampler (England), 1657

This is a Sampler. It is dated 1657 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is linen and its technique is withdrawn element work with needle lace fillings, satin, cross, back, and double running stitches on plain weave.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: 45 x 19.5 cm (17 11/16 x 7 11/16 in.)

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Sampler (England), 1657; linen; H x W: 45 x 19.5 cm (17 11/16 x 7 11/16 in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-227

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