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Sampler (England), 1786

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Sarah Harris. It is dated 1786 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is wool embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is cross 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: 70.5 x 33.7 cm (27 3/4 x 13 1/4 in.)

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Sampler (England), 1786; Embroidered by Sarah Harris ; wool embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 70.5 x 33.7 cm (27 3/4 x 13 1/4 in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-31

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18564277/ |title=Sampler (England), 1786 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=18 November 2019 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>