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1901

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1925

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1942

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Unfinished Sampler (USA), early 20th century

This is a Unfinished Sampler. It was made by Scuola d'Industrie Italiane. It is dated early 20th century and we acquired it in 1942. Its medium is linen and its technique is cutwork and embroidery using wrapped bars, satin and hem stitches on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Florence Colgate Speranza. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Gino Speranza.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 37.5 x 25 cm (14 3/4 x 9 13/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Unfinished Sampler (USA), early 20th century; Made by Scuola d'Industrie Italiane ; linen; H x W: 37.5 x 25 cm (14 3/4 x 9 13/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. Gino Speranza; 1942-47-15

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