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Sampler (USA), 1819

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Mary Fitz and student at Mrs. Buchanan's School, Wrightsville, Pennsylvania. It is dated 1819 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk and human hair embroidery, cotton foundation, silk ribbon. 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: 58.5 x 60.5 cm (23 1/16 x 23 13/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Mary Fitz a daughter of Jacob and Susana Fitz was born in York County September the 24 1807 and made this Sampler in Wrightsville in Mrs. Buchanan's School in the Year 1819

Cite this object as

Sampler (USA), 1819. silk and human hair embroidery, cotton foundation, silk ribbon. Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe. 1941-69-26.

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