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Sampler (Netherlands), 1712

This is a Sampler. It is dated 1712 and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in cross, long-armed cross, back, satin, eyelet, chain, four-sided, and threaded gobelin 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: 29.8 x 62.9 cm (11 3/4 x 24 3/4 in.)

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Sampler (Netherlands), 1712; silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 29.8 x 62.9 cm (11 3/4 x 24 3/4 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-221

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