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1915

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1925

  • Work on this object ended.

1943

  • We acquired this object.

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Sampler (USA), ca. 1920

This is a Sampler. It is dated ca. 1920 and we acquired it in 1943. Its medium is linen and its technique is italian hemstitching, buttonhole, outline and satin stitches embroidered on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

This object was donated by Scuola d'Industrie Italiane. It is credited Gift of Scuola d'Industrie Italiane in New York through Florence Colgate Speranza.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 86 x 66.5 cm (33 7/8 x 26 3/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Sampler (USA), ca. 1920; linen; H x W: 86 x 66.5 cm (33 7/8 x 26 3/16 in.); Gift of Scuola d'Industrie Italiane in New York through Florence Colgate Speranza; 1943-41-2

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