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Sampler (USA), 1822

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Ellen Maria Odiorne, American. It is dated 1822 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen and cotton foundation and its technique is embroidered in satin, cross, eyelet and stem 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: 50.5 x 36.5 cm (19 7/8 x 14 3/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Ellen Maria Odiorne's Work Wrought by her in the 10th year of her age in the year of our Lord 1822

Cite this object as

Sampler (USA), 1822; Embroidered by Ellen Maria Odiorne, American (American, 1812 - 1845); silk embroidery on linen and cotton foundation; H x W: 50.5 x 36.5 cm (19 7/8 x 14 3/8 in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-41

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