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1941

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Sampler (USA), ca. 1796

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Sally Sacket, American. It is dated ca. 1796 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in cross, satin and stem stitches on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe and catalogued by Elizabeth Haynes. It is credited Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 43 x 27 cm (16 15/16 x 10 5/8 in.)

It is inscribed

SS

Cite this object as

Sampler (USA), ca. 1796; Embroidered by Sally Sacket, American (American, b.1786); silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 43 x 27 cm (16 15/16 x 10 5/8 in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-46

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