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1947

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Sampler (possibly Morocco), 18th century

This is a Sampler. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1947. Its medium is silk and cotton embroidery on plain weave cotton foundation and its technique is cross, stem, double-running, satin, eyelet, back, scotch, and buttonhole embroidery stitches. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Henry J. Bernheim. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Henry J. Bernheim.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 73.5 x 86 cm (28 15/16 x 33 7/8 in.)

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Sampler (possibly Morocco), 18th century; silk and cotton embroidery on plain weave cotton foundation; H x W: 73.5 x 86 cm (28 15/16 x 33 7/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. Henry J. Bernheim; 1947-47-20

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