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Mourning Sampler, 1828 with later additions

This is a Mourning sampler. It was embroidered by Ann Crosley. It is dated 1828 with later additions and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk and wool embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer. It is credited Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 60.3 x 62.9 cm (23 3/4 x 24 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Ann Crosley her work May 8 1828

Cite this object as

Mourning Sampler, 1828 with later additions; Embroidered by Ann Crosley ; silk and wool embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 60.3 x 62.9 cm (23 3/4 x 24 3/4 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-122

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