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Sampler (England), 1834

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Elizabeth Tudor. It is dated 1834 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk and human hair embroidery on wool foundation and its technique is embroidered in cross, stem, satin, eyelet, buttonhole, half cross, knot, and running stitching on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer and catalogued by Gillian Moss. It is credited Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 44.5 x 34.3 cm (17 1/2 x 13 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

Elizabeth Tudor Aged 12 years 1834

Cite this object as

Sampler (England), 1834; Embroidered by Elizabeth Tudor (English, b.1822); silk and human hair embroidery on wool foundation; H x W: 44.5 x 34.3 cm (17 1/2 x 13 1/2 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-104

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