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Sampler, early 19th century

This is a Sampler. It is dated early 19th century and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in button hole, chain, double running, and back stitches 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.

Our curators have highlighted 2 objects that are related to this one.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 15.2 x 11.5 cm (6 x 4 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

ISCH

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Sampler, early 19th century; silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 15.2 x 11.5 cm (6 x 4 1/2 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-192

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Extreme Textiles: Designing for High Performance.

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