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What is this?

Sampler showing the seventeen steps necessary for the formation of the grape stitch, with the needles still in place.

This is a sampler from United States. It is dated ca. 1915 and we acquired it in 1942. Gift of Mrs. Gino Speranza.

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Its medium is

medium: linen technique: embroidered on plain weave label: embroidered linen

Its dimensions are

H x W: 10.2 x 61 cm (4 x 24 in.)

This object was embroidered by Miss Francesca Amari and student at Scuola d'Industrie Italiane

This object was donated by Mrs. Florence Colgate Speranza

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This object has been included in the following exhibitions:

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url= |title=Sampler (USA), ca. 1915 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=30 July 2015 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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