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Darning Sampler (Germany), 1824

This is a Darning sampler. It is dated 1824 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk embroidery on cotton foundation and its technique is embroidered in running and satin 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.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 31.1 x 33 cm (12 1/4 x 13 in.)

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Darning Sampler (Germany), 1824; silk embroidery on cotton foundation; H x W: 31.1 x 33 cm (12 1/4 x 13 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-210

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