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Sampler (USA), ca. 1915

This is a Sampler. It was student at Scuola d'Industrie Italiane and embroidered by Miss Francesca Amari. It is dated ca. 1915 and we acquired it in 1942. Its medium is linen and its technique is embroidered on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled Greenwich Village Lace.

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

  • Altar Set (USA), ca. 1920
  • linen.
  • Gift of Scuola d' Industrie Italiane in New York through Florence Colgate....
  • 1943-41-1-a/d

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Its dimensions are

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

Cite this object as

Sampler (USA), ca. 1915; Embroidered by Miss Francesca Amari ; linen; H x W: 10.2 x 61 cm (4 x 24 in.); Gift of Mrs. Gino Speranza; 1942-47-7

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Maira Kalman Selects.

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