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Sampler (USA), 1787

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Sally Follansbe. It is dated 1787 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in cross, stem, satin, rococo, herringbone, eyelet and roumanian 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: 51 x 44.5cm (20 1/16 x 17 1/2in.)

It is inscribed

Sally Follansbe Was Born September the 9 1773 This Sampler Wrought In The Year 1787

Cite this object as

Sampler (USA), 1787; Embroidered by Sally Follansbe (American, 1773 - 1813); silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 51 x 44.5cm (20 1/16 x 17 1/2in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-74

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