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1941

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2021

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Sampler (USA), 1805

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Betsy Adams. It is dated 1805 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in cross, satin, stem, buttonhole and eyelet 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: 57.2 x 43.2 cm (22 1/2 x 17 in.)

It is inscribed

Betsy Adams work wrought in the ninth year of her age

Cite this object as

Sampler (USA), 1805; Embroidered by Betsy Adams (American); silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 57.2 x 43.2 cm (22 1/2 x 17 in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-86

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