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Sampler (Austria)

This is a Sampler. It was embroidered by Karoline Berger and student at Kunstgewerbeschule. It is dated ca. 1900 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk and metal-wrapped silk embroidery on silk foundation and its technique is embroidered in chain, stem, knot, satin over satin, satin over stem, and couching stitches on 7&1 satin 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: 36.8 x 43.8 cm (14 1/2 x 17 1/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Sampler (Austria); Embroidered by Karoline Berger (Austrian); Student at Kunstgewerbeschule; silk and metal-wrapped silk embroidery on silk foundation; H x W: 36.8 x 43.8 cm (14 1/2 x 17 1/4 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-178

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