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Sampler (England), early 19th century

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Mary Harris. It is dated early 19th century and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk embroidery on wool foundation and its technique is cross stitch on plain weave. 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: 43 x 33 cm (16 15/16 x 13 in.)

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Sampler (England), early 19th century; Embroidered by Mary Harris ; silk embroidery on wool foundation; H x W: 43 x 33 cm (16 15/16 x 13 in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-64

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