This is a Darning Sampler. It is dated 1836 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk embroidery, cotton foundation and its technique is embroidered in running and four sided cross stitches with overcasting over withdrawn element work on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.
This object was
Gertrude M. Oppenheimer.
It is credited
Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer.
Its dimensions are
H x W: 24.1 x 23.5 cm (9 1/2 x 9 1/4 in.)
It is inscribed
Cite this object as
Darning Sampler; silk embroidery, cotton foundation; H x W: 24.1 x 23.5 cm (9 1/2 x 9 1/4 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-208
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Scraps.