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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.

This image is on display This object is currently on display in room 105.

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 has been tagged:

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

This object was donated by Mrs. Florence Colgate Speranza

This object has been included in the following exhibitions:

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