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1941

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2019

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Sampler (USA), 1821

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Sarah Lands. It is dated 1821 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in cross stitch 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: 36.5 x 30 cm (14 3/8 x 11 13/16 in.)

It is inscribed

1821 CL Sarah Lands

Cite this object as

Sampler (USA), 1821; Embroidered by Sarah Lands (American); silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 36.5 x 30 cm (14 3/8 x 11 13/16 in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-237

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