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Sampler (USA), 1805

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Ann Mason. It is dated 1805 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk embroidery on cotton foundation and its technique is embroidered in cross stitch 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: 16.5 x 28.5cm (6 1/2 x 11 1/4in.)

It is inscribed

Wrote this when I was 12 years old AD 1805 Ann Mason was born in Sept the 23

Cite this object as

Sampler (USA), 1805; Embroidered by Ann Mason (American); silk embroidery on cotton foundation; H x W: 16.5 x 28.5cm (6 1/2 x 11 1/4in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-144

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